Media Contacts:

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

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance in Video


Representatives of Alliance members such as Nordea, CDPQ, David Rockefeller Fund, Allianz SE, Swiss Re, and UN Joint Staff Pension Fund talk about the Alliance’s purpose, ambition and importance.

"Gold Standard"

U.N. Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, talks about the importance of aligning financial flows with the Paris Agreement at COP 26 and calls NZAOA the “gold standard” for credible targets.

Launch of NZAOA

At the Climate Action Summit 2019, U.N. Secretary-General, António Guterres, made the closing remarks and announced that “some of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers have joined together to form the Asset Owner Alliance.”

Media Coverage

Coverage of the Alliance in 2023

In 2023, the Alliance has so far release the latest (third) version of its Target Setting Protocol. All other releases will also be covered here throughout the year.

Coverage of the Alliance in 2022

In 2022, the Alliance released the Second Edition of the Target Setting Protocol, made a Statement on the Escalating Energy Crisis, and supported the use of the One Earth Climate Model results.

Coverage of the Alliance in 2021

In 2021, the Alliance published its first paper on Governmental Carbon Pricing, it also released its First Progress Report and put out its Scaling Blended Finance Discussion Paper.

Coverage of the Alliance in 2020

In 2020, the Alliance launched its inaugural Target Setting Protocol, its position on post covid pandemic recovery, and continued growing its membership.

Coverage of the Alliance in 2019

Read media coverage from the Alliance launch and the addition of its first members.