Investors are uniquely equipped to help mitigate environmental risks and push forward the low-carbon transition. For nearly two decades, we have been demanding environmental disclosure and action from companies, by bringing asset owners, asset managers, banks and insurers together to engage with companies on an industrial scale. Investors use our data on climate change, deforestation and water security to inform decision making, engage with companies, reduce risks and identify opportunities.
Portfolio emissions of global financial institutions on average over 700x larger than direct emissions, per organization reporting financed emissions
Under half of disclosing financial institutions and only 27% of insurers report actions to align portfolios with a well below 2-degree Celsius world
Financial institutions are underestimating the most significant climate-related risks with a potential financial impact of over US$1trillion