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Climate Change, Nature, News, Risk | 14 June 2024

Pioneering Holistic Sustainability Risk Management for Financial Institutions

The recent launch of the UNEP FI Risk Centre marks a significant step forward in environmental risk management. Designed to offer a comprehensive approach, the centre aims to simplify the complexities of climate change, biodiversity loss for financial institutions, with pollution to be addressed soon. The initiative underscores the importance of understanding the interconnectedness of these challenges and transforming how financial risks are perceived and managed

Climate Change, Publications, Risk, TCFD | 28 May 2024

Assessing climate transition risk: methodologies and roles for financial institutions

This latest report emphasises that achieving climate goals requires targeted retrofitting strategies and avoiding stranded assets, all underpinned by key performance indicators (KPIs) that track progress towards these ambitious environmental milestones. It delves into the critical nature of retrofits, evaluates existing methodologies for assessing climate risks in real estate portfolios, and explores various stakeholders' roles in facilitating retrofitting.   

Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Industries, Investment, News, Themes | 23 May 2024

New findings, same strong message: the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance updates its position on governmental carbon pricing

The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance collates new data on the spread and coverage of carbon pricing mechanisms in this Updated Position on Governmental Carbon Pricing. The findings reiterate the Alliance's stance—appropriately designed carbon pricing instruments are necessary to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and limit global warming to below 1.5 ºC.