Topic: Decarbonising the Economy

Key insights from Asia’s institutional investors on climate scenario analysis, decarbonisation, and fossil fuel policies

Meeting Notes | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | February 2024

In a memo written by investors for investors, 16 investors managing over USD 6 trillion in assets under management shared rare candid insights on the realities and challenges of addressing the climate crisis in their investment portfolios.

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Strong Opportunities for Climate Progress in Korea

14 November 2023

The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) welcomes Korea’s promise as a centre for climate innovation and industry, based on a series of high-level roundtables, seminars, and bilateral meetings in Seoul this month.

Collaboration across sectors, between steelmakers and investors necessary to develop a roadmap for a structured green transformation of Asia’s steel sector

19 October 2023

AIGCC convened a special closed-door, Chatham House roundtable in October 2023. The roundtable particularly discussed ways to create an enabling environment for a structured green transformation of Asia’s steel sector.

Memorandum on the Transformation of the Steel Sector in Asia

Meeting Notes | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | October 2023

AIGCC convened a multi-stakeholder, Chatham House roundtable with the support of peer networks in October. It signalled the start of one of the Climate Action 100+ sectoral focus for industries in Asia, as the initiative progresses to its next phase. The steel sector is responsible for over 7% of global

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Latest Net Zero Company Benchmark results show slow progress for Australian focus companies

27 September 2023

Australian focus company assessments released early to provide investors with updated Benchmark data ahead of regional AGMs.

Leaders in responsible investment call for more action on climate finance

17 July 2023

Director of Engagement Valerie Kwan spoke on investor stewardship and climate-related risks last week at the "Responsible Investment in Practice: Undertaking Stewardship with a Focus on Climate Change" webinar, co-organised by: AIGCC, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI); Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC Thailand); and United Nations (UN).

Climate Action 100+ announces its second phase

8 June 2023

The initiative has evolved its core goals, improved and expanded the ways investors can participate, and enhanced the investor engagement model. The new phase, running until 2030, intends to inspire a global scale-up in active ownership, markedly shifting the focus from corporate climate-related disclosure to the implementation of climate transition plans.