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.



Paul Milon
Director, Sustainable Investing, Fidelity International


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 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.


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.