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FINANCE MATTERS AT THE GIIN INVESTOR FORUM 2016

Finance Matters attended the GIIN Investor Forum in Amsterdam this week. The forum brought together over 800 participants from 45 countries and 6 continents from various areas across impact investment: asset managers and owners, social enterprises, civil society and academia - to discuss the most...

NEW TRUSTEE FOR CDP URGES INVESTORS TO TAKE CLIMATE ACTION

This Friday (22nd April - Earth Day) will see the signing of the Paris climate accord. It will be the first time all countries in the world have agreed to cut their emissions with the aim of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. In...

COP21: What has been achieved in Paris climate talks so far?

COP21 is currently taking place in Paris with global leaders convening to talk all things climate. The first draft of a global agreement on climate change has been negotiated amidst cautious optimism for the final week of talks ahead, the Guardian newspaper reports.  Key discussion points...

Finance Matters November Happy Hour with Sam Gill, Current CEO at ET Index

  Join us with Sam Gill, Current CEO at ET Index on "Exploring a concrete mechanism to harness the power of the investment system to tackle climate change".    When: Tuesday 24th November, 7:30pm at Cognolink offices, located in The Steward Building on 12 Steward Street (Liverpool Street station).   This...

Road to Paris COP21 Series – Part 3: Carbon Risk

  Part 3: Carbon Risk If ‘climate risk’ is the probability of climate catastrophe occurring then ‘carbon risk’ is the probability that investments in high carbon companies and assets will lose value as we transition away from fossil fuels and move towards an increasingly carbon constrained world. The most...

Road to Paris COP21 Series – Part 2: Climate Risk

  Part 2: Climate Risk I was at an event recently where the ‘point person for carbon’ from a well-known bank told me 10 degrees of warming was not such a big deal because “there are other places in the world where it is already 10 degrees...