Topic: Governance & Disclosure

New Investor Agenda report identifies eight features for global climate policy required to catalyse greater climate action

6 September 2023

A new report by The Investor Agenda takes the opportunity provided by the UNFCCC Global Stocktake to summarize how global climate policy has developed and to describe the core features that should underpin climate policy going forward.

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).

Updated Investor Climate Action Plans (ICAPs) Expectations Ladder

Report | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | July 2023

Edits to the updated ICAPs Expectations Ladder include:
  • Deforestation actions have been laid out clearly throughout the tiers to ensure that ICAPs are as comprehensive as possible in their approach.
  • Edits to the sub-focus criteria across different tiers and focus areas in line with the latest science and guidance.


Greenwashing and how to avoid it.

Guide | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change & Client Earth | April 2023

Designed with asset managers, banks, and institutional investors in mind, the guide offers practical information to combat greenwashing:
  • An overview of emerging forms of greenwashing and the different regulations, guidelines and legal action on greenwashing across Asia and elsewhere;
  • Supplemented with selected case studies from leading financial institutions in Asia;


Climate Action 100+ releases the latest evolution of the Net Zero Company Benchmark

31 March 2023

In consultation with investor signatories, the initiative releases today an updated Benchmark (Benchmark 2.0) to ensure that it continues to effectively support investor engagements with focus companies during this critical decade. The enhancements made intend to embed a stronger focus on emissions reductions, alignment with 1.5°C pathways and the robustness of transition plans. The Benchmark will remain one of the key pillars of the initiative as it embarks upon Phase 2.

Asia-focused Investor Guide Launched – Guide supports engagement with companies in Asia towards net zero transition

24 November 2022

In the investor guide, 11 leading corporate law experts across Asia provide expert analysis on the framework for shareholder climate resolutions in Japan, South Korea, India, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

Net Zero Engagement In Asia: A guide to shareholder climate resolutions

Guide | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change & Client Earth | November 2022

With the growing urgency of climate change, corporate engagement on climate in Asia, once considered a novelty,has transformed in the last five years into a new but widely accepted form of stewardship. Opportunities have increased for investors to demonstrate their role as good stewards of their assets. International collaborations, such


Feedback General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information & Climate-related Disclosures

Submission | AIGCC | July 2022

AIGCC supports the development of consistent sustainability reporting standards globally. There is some level of fragmentation in the standards that are being implemented in many markets, however it is important now more than ever to develop a comprehensive and globally interoperable standard for sustainability reporting. Further delays in developing a