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What's in a name: evaluating the goals behind net zero targets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... emissions in their portfolio - including using purchased carbon credits to offset emissions they do not eliminate and divestment from companies that are either unable or unwilling to abate their carbon intensity. However, neither strategy is useful in ...
Industry fund sets bar higher with Net Zero timing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... carbon dioxide. This is why the fund aims for a "carbon neutral" goal as opposed to a "net zero emissions" goal. While divestment from some companies and stocks "will be necessary to achieve our 2030 target," the fund will use engagement to effect change. ...
Using ESG, ethical screens in multi-asset strategy investing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... to a 'no' vote rather than just not voting for something," and works "on the same principle as the theory of divestment," said Palos. Currently, the team is debating whether they apply shorting to commodities such as fossil fuels on ESG grounds. ...
Aviva Investors puts companies on notice over climate
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... they expect them to deliver net zero goals by 2050 and will back up its engagement with escalatory actions including divestment. Aviva Investors announced its Climate Engagement Escalation Programme, which is focused on its investments in 30 'Systemically ...
Divestment should be tool of last resort on climate: ACCR
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... reduction and engagement , a report that examines the decarbonisation targets of superannuation funds to date, and how divestment impacts on real world emissions targets. ACCR says some superannuation funds are setting targets that they are executing ...
BlackRock seeks plans for company transition to net zero
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... progressing on those risks, BlackRock will vote against management in index portfolio-held shares, and will also consider divestment in discretionary active portfolios because of the risk to client returns. Fink noted that the "tectonic shift" to sustainable ...
Translating net zero goals into near-term decisions: Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... with an escalation model that if the scores do not progress in accordance with our program, we can ultimately look at divestment." The second wave sectors include autos, mining, transport, airlines, and chemicals. The pathway scenarios that Robeco develops ...
Report calls out AIA's coal-based assets, policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... but they all have made commitments. "IEEFA has found that over 150 global financials have made commitments on coal - divestment and/or exclusion. AIA is one of the world's largest financial enterprises so we'd hope they address these issues early ...
Social, economic consequences of climate change "devastating": Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... Constructing portfolios that perform well when climate risks materialize is a challenging task, Robeco noted. In addition to divestment policies to decarbonize broad equity portfolios, investors could also explicitly target investments in companies that ...
Majority of super funds not disclosing portfolio holdings: Rainmaker
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... was to influence in a responsible investment portfolio than just what you're invested in and not investing in. Divestment is not the only tool available."
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