Climate change: reassessing the risks of wildfires

The risks of wildfire are clear, but in between individual hardship and broader economic impacts, many other costs are typically not accounted for by investors.

China is making good RI progress, despite its contradictions

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China is a double-edged sword: it is the world-leading renewables developer, installing more than double the gigawatt capacity of its nearest competitor over the past decade both in terms of wind and solar power, but at the same time it has seen the highest coal capacity additions over the same period – nearly quadruple that seen in India.

On RI investing the US is once again the land of opportunity

While one in every three dollars in the US is managed following sustainable investment strategies, and the nation is the world’s largest country issuer of green bonds, there remain significant opportunities for growth. Early signs indicate the Biden administration could provide a ‘turbo boost’.

Q2 2021 RI Report

Global Sustainable Outcomes – News & Views Q2 2021

This issue looks at how different levels of vaccination and approaches to dealing with Covid-19 have led to some world economies lagging others, and explores how this year the climate crisis became real and what this means for businesses.

Natalia Luna

Committing to zero carbon real estate

Our UK Real Estate strategy to reach net zero by 2050 addresses a major source of risk for commercial property investors and aims to deliver better outcomes for all stakeholders

Responsible investment – Global policy and approach

EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ strengthens sustainable outcomes focus

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The European Commission has unveiled its Fit for 55 roadmap setting out the transformation to deliver the European Union’s 2030 target of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.

Kyle Bergacker