IGCC works in partnership with a number of national, regional and global investor networks and stakeholder organisations to engage on climate policy and develop investor tools and resources for managing climate change.

We work with our regional climate change partners the AIGCC (Asia), Ceres (North America) and IIGCC (Europe) collaboratively under initiatives such as the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change (GIC).

We collaborate in a number of projects and work with an extended collaboration of investor groups which includes organisations such as CDP, PRI and UNEPFI as well as a range of Australian and New Zealand collaborative projects and initiatives.

Climate League 2030

Climate League 2030 is a ten-year, private sector-focused initiative to support and act towards a goal of reducing Australia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions by at least a further 230 million tonnes from what is projected for 2030. The initiative is coordinated by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC).

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AIGCC

The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) is an initiative to create awareness among Asia’s asset owners and financial institutions about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change and low carbon investing.

AIGCC provides capacity for investors to share best practice and to collaborate on investment activity, credit analysis, risk management, engagement and policy.

With a strong international profile and significant network, including pension, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and fund managers, AIGCC represents the Asian investor perspective in the evolving global discussions on climate change and the transition to a greener economy

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The Investor Agenda is a common leadership agenda on the climate crisis that is unifying, comprehensive, and focused on accelerating investor action for a net-zero emissions economy.

The agenda has been developed by Asia Investor Group on Climate ChangeCDPCeresInvestor Group on Climate ChangeInstitutional Investors Group on Climate ChangePrinciples for Responsible Investment and UNEP Finance Initiative.

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Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+ is an investor initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change. 

The companies include 100 ‘systemically important emitters’, accounting for two-thirds of annual global industrial emissions, alongside more than 60 others with significant opportunity to drive the clean energy transition.

Launched in December 2017 at the One Planet Summit, Climate Action 100+ garnered worldwide attention as it was highlighted as one of 12 key global initiatives to tackle climate change.

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Paris Aligned Investment Initiative

The Paris Aligned Investment Initiative (PAII) is a collaborative investor-led global forum enabling investors to align their portfolios and activities to the goals of the Paris Agreement. The Initiative was established in May 2019 by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC). As of March 2021, the initiative has grown into a global collaboration supported by four regional investor networks – AIGCC (Asia), Ceres (North America), IGCC (Australasia) and IIGCC (Europe).

The Paris Aligned Investment Initiative is proud to be a formal partner of the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero Campaign.

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Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative aims to galvanise the asset management industry to commit to a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner through aligned investing, in line with global efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Further signatories are expected in the coming weeks and months in the run up to COP26.

The Initiative was launched in December 2020 and is supported by 6 investor networks – AIGCC (Asia), Ceres (North America), IGCC (Australasia) and IIGCC (Europe), CDP and PRI.

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Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative

The Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI) is an unprecedented collaboration that brings together leaders spanning Australia’s major banks, superannuation funds, insurance companies, financial sector peak bodies and academia to develop a Sustainable Finance Roadmap, in consultation with diverse sectors and stakeholders.

The roadmap, to be launched in 2020, will recommend pathways, policies and frameworks to enable the financial services sector to contribute more systematically to the transition to a more resilient and sustainable economy, consistent with global goals such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Australian Climate Roundtable

The Australian Climate Roundtable (ACR) is an unprecedented alliance of major Australian business, union, research, environment, investor and social groups, that has come together to put the climate policy debate on common ground and offer a way forward.

The ACR acknowledges that climate change and climate policy impact the missions of its members. ACR believes Australia should play its part in global efforts to avoid 2°C and the serious economic, social and environmental impacts that unconstrained climate change would have on Australia. Avoiding unconstrained climate change will provide important benefits and opportunities to Australia.

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