It is time asset managers reveal their true carbon count

'Dire consequences for human society'

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The message from COP26 and the 6th Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report is clear: the world is on a trajectory to surpass the agreed global warming threshold of 1.5°C.

This failure to meet the Paris climate accord will have dire consequences for human society and entire ecosystems. To accelerate the race to net zero, asset managers must assess the true size of their carbon footprint. Comprehensive emissions analysis can have myriad mutual benefits for investors and the planet, permitting fund managers to mitigate climate transition risk and better target engagements with the heaviest polluting investee companies. EU-driven government schemes are 'cannibalising' sovereign green bond projects This will be crucial to safeguard returns and ensure ...

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