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Richard Proudlove

Director, Corporate Engagement

Richard leads IGCC’s work to drive climate progress in the corporate sector, a crucial element of transitioning to a sustainable, low carbon economy. This includes facilitation of the Climate Action 100+ global investor engagement initiative within the Australia and New Zealand region. Richard sits on the initiative’s global steering committee.

He previously worked within KPMG’s Climate Change and Sustainability team, advising companies on their climate commitments and transition strategies. He also ran ClimateWorks Centre’s Net Zero Momentum Tracker, a research and engagement campaign scrutinising the climate commitments of Australia’s largest organisations across key sectors of the economy.

His involvement in climate change and decarbonisation developed from an earlier career providing engineering and technology services to asset intensive industries.

Richard studied engineering and manufacturing at both Durham University and the University of Cambridge in the UK, has a Master of Environment (Climate Change) from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Climate Action 100+ Announces 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.

The IGCC Summit 2023

Summit | Sydney | 21 August 2023 9:00 am - 22 August 2023 5:00 pm
Timezone: Australia/Sydney
An unmissable event for leading investment experts working towards a decarbonised economy.

Climate Action 100+ Produces Net Zero Standard for Diversified Mining: Consultation Draft

18 May 2023

Climate Action 100+, the world's largest investor engagement initiative on climate change, has produced a consultation draft of the Net Zero Standard for Diversified Mining.

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

30 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.

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