For this paper Qontigo’s Sustainable Investment Team collaborated with Clarity AI’s research team to deep dive into the theory and practice of impact investment, define the gaps and propose the reconciliation methods between the two.
In this paper we review some of the most prominent forward-looking climate metrics (FLCMs) that are currently available to investors, including proprietary methodologies developed by dedicated providers.
Science-based emissions-reduction targets (SBTs) help verify that a company has embarked on a pathway to reduce its carbon footprint and get aligned with climate action efforts. The inclusion of SBTs in indices provides an efficient solution to investors wishing to adopt a responsible approach in the face of the global warming crisis.
It appears onerous and sometimes confusing, but the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) that kicked in this week aims to enhance and protect participation in sustainable investments — a cause well worth the trouble.
Today, we see a strong push from financial companies and investors towards a net-zero goal. STOXX Paris-Aligned Benchmark Indices support this strategy in a number of ways. Check out the video below to learn more.