Asian investors with US$2.3 trillion in assets join Climate Action 100+

18 October 2018

World’s largest pension fund GPIF of Japan announced as a Supporter of initiative.
Initiative drives momentum in investor engagement activity across Asia, with upswing in signatories across the region.

22 October 2018: Climate Action 100+ is today announcing strong growth in investor participation across Asia and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), as the latest investor to join the initiative. As the world’s largest single pension fund1. GPIF’s decision to join Climate Action 100+ adds further significant momentum in global growth of the investor-led corporate engagement initiative.

“Climate Action 100+ is honoured to welcome GPIF as a Supporter. The risks and the opportunities of climate change call for global partnership and GPIF’s support will be vital to our success,” said Anne Simpson, Investment Director, CalPERS, and Climate Action 100+ Steering Committee Chair.

The total number of investors now involved in the initiative has now surpassed 3102, representing over US$32 trillion in assets collectively under management.