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NZAOA’s ten most significant moments in 2022
In late 2021, 198 countries – signatories to the UNFCCC — agreed that “efforts towards the phasedown of unabated coal power and phase-out of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies” were crucial ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance re-elects Günther Thallinger as Steering Group Chair
Günther Thallinger has been reelected as Chair of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance for the next two years.  He says: “ I am grateful for the opportunity to support ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance outlines requests for asset managers in private markets
24 November 2022, Geneva: Recognising that decarbonisation of private assets is crucial for the fulfilment of members’ net-zero commitments, the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance releases a Call to Action ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance’s statement on COP27 outcomes
The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance is encouraged by the international agreement to establish a ‘loss and damage’ fund. The fund will help the world’s most vulnerable in developing countries withstand ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Calls for Development and Uptake of Net-Zero Aligned Benchmarks
22 November 2022, Geneva: The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (Alliance) releases a call to action to asset owners and index providers on Development and Uptake of Net-Zero-Aligned Benchmarks. The ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance welcomes UN High-Level Expert Group’s guidance on making credible net-zero pledges
The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance welcomes the UN High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities’ (HLEG) report, which highlights the much-needed pursuit of a “roadmap to ... Read More
UNEP FI at COP27: Watch the events you missed
The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP27 – brought together heads of state, ministers and negotiators, along with climate activists, mayors, ... Read More
The London Stock Exchange Group analyses decarbonisation trends in the investment universe
Supported by the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owners Alliance, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) released the 'Decarbonization in Equity Benchmarks' research paper analyzing trends in the carbon exposure for the ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance launches public consultation on third edition of Target Setting Protocol
Geneva, October 12 – The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance has today launched a public consultation on the third version of the Target Setting Protocol (TSP), which outlines the methodologies ... Read More
The Emerging Markets Transition Investment project publishes its Call for Urgent Action
Following its first roundtable, the Emerging Markets Transition Investment (EMTI) project — formed with the mission of accelerating investment towards the net-zero transition of emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) ... Read More
Policymakers must support blended finance to achieve Paris climate goals and the SDGs, says Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance
Geneva, September 28 – Policymakers must facilitate the scaling of blended finance structures to fund climate solutions if the world is to achieve both the Paris climate goals and the ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Progress Report demonstrates advance on decarbonisation targets
Growth in membership Geneva, 20 September 2022 – As New York Climate Week gathers momentum, the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance launches its second-ever Progress Report, showing significant membership growth ... Read More

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