The Alliance was initiated by Allianz, CDC, CDPQ, Folksam Group, PensionDanmark, and SwissRe. At the launch on 23rd September 2019 at the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit in New York, USA, Alecta, AMF, CalPERS, Nordea Life and Pension, Storebrand, and Zurich joined as founding members. Convened by UNEP’s Finance Initiative and the Principles for Responsible Investment, the Alliance is supported by WWF and is part of the Mission 2020 campaign, an initiative led by Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Watch Oliver Baete, Allianz CEO announce the launch of the Alliance during the first part of the Climate Summit. (1:10)

Watch the UN Secretary General’s closing remarks at the Climate Summit in which he mentions the Asset Owner Alliance

Latest News & Press Releases

Media Contacts

  • Oliver Wagg, Communications Lead for the Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance
  • Sally Wootton, Communications Lead for UNEP Finance Initiative

Press Conferences

22 January | Listen to our press conference at the World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos to find out more about the Alliance and its newest members

Media Coverage

2020 – Media Coverage of the Asset Owner Alliance

2019 – Media Coverage of the Asset Owner Alliance