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.

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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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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The Investor Agenda

The Investor Agenda calls on global investors to accelerate and scale up the actions that are critical to tackling climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. It is a comprehensive agenda for investors to manage climate risks and capture low-carbon opportunities, and a mechanism to report on their progress in four key focus areas: Investment, Corporate Engagement, Investor Disclosure and Policy Advocacy.

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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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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Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change

The Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change (GIC) is a joint initiative of four regional climate change investor groups: AIGCC (Asia), Ceres (North America), IGCC (Australia & New Zealand) and IIGCC (Europe).

The coalition have come together to provide a global platform for dialogue between and among investors and governments on international policy and investment practice related to climate change.

The four investor groups that make up the GIC have agreed to partner on global carbon policy initiatives, agreements and projects to deliver better investor and climate action outcomes.

Visit www.globalinvestorcoalition.org for more information.

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