Engagement & Policy Working Group

Across Asia company engagement and government policy are deeply interconnected.

This working group’s combined focus helps investors understand how they can channel efforts in policy advocacy to drive more ambitious corporate climate action.

 

Chair

Paul Milon
Director, Sustainable Investing, Fidelity International

Contact

Nigel DeCoopman
Policy Manager, AIGCC

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Our Activities

The group contributed to the Investor Expectations of Asian Utilities report and provided feedback to the June 2021 launch of the Asian Utilities Engagement Program (AUEP), including plans for expansion.

The work this group undertakes on engagement is complementary and in parallel with company engagement as part of Climate Action 100+.

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Latest Engagement & Policy News, Resources, and Events.

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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Investor Progress on Net Zero: An Update for Policy Makers

Briefing | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | 30 November 2023

A stocktake of 183 Asian headquartered investors, with $33 trillion AUM.

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Key Asian Banks’ Stress Tests Miss Coastal Threats, say Investors and Think Tank

21 August 2023

In an open letter to the sector AIGCC and CWR say banks’ stress tests should be enhanced to keep up with the latest science on the Asia Pacific’s high and rising exposure to climate damage and disruption from sea level rise.

Asian Utilities Engagement Program: Year 2 Progress Update

Report | Asia Investor Group on Climate Change | 10 August 2023

Investors’ $12 trillion Asian Utilities Engagement Program sees progress on coal phase out and expansion of renewable energy commitments Program’s second year also sees support for improving climate governance and decarbonisation strategies in the focus energy companies.

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