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Investor Group on Climate Change calls for an ‘integrated and robust national policy suite’ on climate change to help support private investment.
The Australian fund manager continues to report publicly on emissions of its Australian assets and said it is making solid progress towards emissions reduction targets.
We asked industry leaders questions from how they are reducing their carbon footprint to whether they are divesting from fossil fuels. With some notable exceptions, disclosure was hard to come by, suggesting there is a lot of work to be done.
These are the questions we asked the top 20 managers and investors alongside the answers of the 11 that got back to us.
Green energy
The fund, which is targeting roughly double that amount, will have a dual-currency structure of Chinese renminbi and US dollars.
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The Swiss fund manager has already deployed roughly €93m through SEEF II, a fund that could be double the size of its predecessor should it reach its €400m hard-cap.
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David Russell, head of responsible investment at the UK's biggest private pension, discusses how the private equity industry is reacting to climate change.
Investors are also demanding better reporting from managers if they are to proceed with their ESG targets.
The fund will lend money to firms offering access to clean energy solutions for both households and business in emerging markets.
Julia Leung, deputy CEO of the Hong Kong SFC
Julia Leung, the Hong Kong financial body's deputy chief exec, says asset managers in Asia tend to focus more on governance than environmental concerns.
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