Largest investor engagement initiative flags key shareholder votes focusing on corporate governance on climate change, emissions target setting, and disclosure of business plans aligning with the transition to a net zero emissions future.
Climate Action 100+ among financial sector leaders highlighted during Paris Agreement anniversary
Half the focus companies of Climate Action 100+ have now established commitments to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or sooner
World’s third largest asset manager with nearly USD $3.2 trillion in assets under management (AUM), announced today it will join Climate Action 100+
Net rise in companies engaged through Climate Action 100+ takes the total to 167 on list it is engaging with to deliver Paris-aligned emissions cuts, implement strong governance frameworks and improve disclosures
New commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 from global electronics manufacturer welcomed by institutional investors
Call to action comes ahead of the launch of the Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark set to be published early next year
Initiative, involving over 500 global investors with over $47 trillion in assets, to assess company progress in line with net-zero transition against 30 indicators
Global mining giant releases new industry associations expectations policy and Global Climate Policy Standards
Laetitia Tankwe is Adviser to Ircantec President Jean-Pierre Costes; Ircantec is France’s public sector pension scheme. She recently became chair of Climate Action 100+, having served as a Steering Committee member since its inception. In this interview with Steering Committee Coordinator Casey Aspin, she discusses the impact of Climate Action 100+ and of the Paris Agreement.
Corporate lobbying, governance proposals receive record levels of shareholder support at virtual annual general meetings and help to advance initiative’s aims
Climate Action 100+ engagement teams rack up commitments
Andrew Gray is Director, ESG & Stewardship at AustralianSuper, Climate Action 100+ steering committee member and current chair of the initiative. In this interview with Steering Committee Coordinator Casey Aspin, he reviews the achievements of the initiative as a whole, and offers advice on effective collaborative engagement, with specific insights from Australia.