Membership

Membership

Become a member of IGCC

Membership of the IGCC is open to investors operating in Australia and New Zealand including superannuation funds, insurance companies, fund managers and other financial services providers, such as asset consultants, brokers and investment industry associations.

See the list of IGCC Members


Why become a member?

Membership provides an opportunity to strengthen climate change related investment management and to be recognised as an organisation proactively engaged in addressing climate change.

Join IGCC to:

  • Gain access to new climate change research and help shape research development relevant to the investment sector
  • Learn more about best practice and the policies, tools and approaches for managing the impacts associated with climate change issues
  • Gain unique access to peer to peer learning and networking opportunities
  • Enhance your public and professional profile through increased recognition of organisational efforts to proactively manage climate change, and climate change focused products or services
  • Gain unique insight into international investment collaboration
  • Strengthen your engagement with government and policy makers, and improve your understanding of climate change policy through IGCC’s work with government, corporations, and the community
  • Demonstrate your organisation’s commitments to the Principles for Responsible Investment.

Your statement of commitment

By signing IGCC’s Statement of Commitment, members endorse the mission of the IGCC, which is that we recognise that climate change will impact our investments, that there is an economic transition underway and it is accelerating. We support a response that is founded in a science-based assessment of the carbon constraints required to avoid dangerous climate change. We acknowledge that investors are key agents in facilitating an efficient transition.

IGCC will help investors in facilitating this transition, recognising that as stewards of capital we have a positive role to play in managing long term risks and ensuring sustainable returns.

We ask members to contribute to the IGCC mission by:

  • Participating in and attending IGCC meetings
  • Participating on a committee and supporting activities
  • Demonstrating progress incorporating the risks and opportunities associated with climate change into investment decisions or advice as appropriate, and into business operations
  • Assisting to raise awareness of the risks and opportunities associated with climate change in the investment industry, corporate, government and community sectors; and
  • Encouraging other organisations within the broader investment industry to join the IGCC and support IGCC activities.

IGCC 2016 Strategy – snapshot


About membership categories

Full member
Full Membership of the IGCC is open to all institutional investors including superannuation funds, insurance companies, fund managers and property fund managers.

Associate member
Associate Membership of the IGCC is open to asset consultants, brokers and investment industry associations.

Funding partner
Funding Partner Membership is open to any organisation that provides funding to IGCC for general operations.

Supporter
The Supporter category is open to those organisations connected with the investment industry and climate action (e.g. research providers, consultants, academic or non-government organisations) who support the objectives of the IGCC mission, and who do not meet the criteria of our other membership categories.


How to join IGCC

Organisations wishing to join IGCC need to:

  1. Complete the Application for membership 2017-2018 and sign the Statement of Commitment
  2. Pay the Membership fee schedule 2017-18. Fees are used to support the range of IGCC activities.

Industry associations should complete the Application for membership – Industry associations and sign the Statement of Commitment.


Want to know more?

Call the IGCC team on +61 2 8207 3500 or email us at secretariat@igcc.org.au

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