- Institutional investors of GPIF’s size can’t escape market downtowns as they, effectively, “own the market.” That makes them “universal owners” and, in Mizuno’s view, responsible for systemic risks to the market.
- Companies that are not adequately addressing the “existential crisis” of climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exchange under a Labour party government in the U.K.
“We believe hanging on to fossil fuel assets is a financial risk,” explained University of California chief investment officer and treasurer Jagdeep Singh Bachher and UC Board of Regents’ Investments Committee chair Richard Sherman in an op-ed in the LA Times.
Long-term investment and engagement strategies have enabled faith-based investors, many of whom have small portfolios, to get the ear of corporate behemoths like Walmart on urgent social issues.
- Global corporations including Walmart, Estee Lauder and IKEA are putting their brands and supply chains at risk by failing to disclose deforestation risks.
- This year was all about implementation. “Impact needs to be measurable and intentional,” said Harvard’s George Serafeim in the keynote
- With climate change hard upon us, startups are aiming to scale techniques to suck tons of carbon out of the atmosphere