Representing over US$10 trillion assets under management, the United Nations-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance shows united investor action to align portfolios with a 1.5°C scenario, addressing Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement.

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

Watch the UN Secretary General’s opening remarks at COP 26, calling the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance the “gold standard for credible commitments and transparent targets”

Watch the WWF Climate and Energy side event at COP 26, exploring the question of how courageous companies and investors can lead the fight against climate change.

Panelists included Günther Thallinger, Chair of the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance and Allianz CIO and Fiona Reynolds, Principles for Responsible Investment CEO.
The discussion highlighted: the need for sustainable capitalism to live between a social minimum and an ecological maximum, the need for accurate standardized reporting on climate issues and deforestation, and improving the credibility of financial institutions through short term targets.

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

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

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