Resource type: Report

Emissions-Intensive Asset Exits: A Universal Owner Perspective on Sales & Managed Closures

Report | Kate Donnelly & Dr Ian Woods | 21 September 2023

This discussion paper explores a tension that arises when companies divest themselves from emissions-intensive assets: Such exits may reduce the transition risk associated with that particular asset, but overall systemic risk may be maintained, or even increase. It also identifies four broad areas in which investors can act to alleviate


The Changing Climate Policy Landscape: Considerations for Policymakers and the Needs of Investors

Report | The Investor Agenda | 6 September 2023

This report summarises how global climate policy has developed and to describe the core features that should underpin climate policy going forward. Several case studies have been provided to illustrate effective climate finance policy in Australia, the European Union, Japan and the United States

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Road to Resilience – An investor action plan for an adaptive and resilient economy

Report | Michael Bones, Kate Simmonds, Erwin Jackson, Bethany Richards | 22 August 2023

“Road to Resilience” is a new strategy to stimulate investment in climate resilience, protecting against the physical risks of climate change. The key objectives are:
  • Integrating physical risk and resilience into existing climate-related activities.
  • Developing a shared understanding of physical climate risks among stakeholders.
  • Advocating for investable policy that proactively


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The Federal Government’s Critical Minerals Strategy

Report | The Australian Government | 20 June 2023

The Critical Minerals Strategy 2023–2030 is a framework to grow Australia’s critical minerals sector.
The Australian critical minerals sector is well placed to seize the opportunities of the clean energy transition
thanks to Australia’s:
  • rich geological reserves
  • expertise at extracting minerals
  • track record as a reliable producer and exporter of


Mobilising Climate Investments in Emerging Markets

Report | Laura Hillis | 2 May 2023

This report looks at the opportunities and barriers for Australian investors to fund renewable energy in our region. Estimates suggest climate solutions in emerging markets could be worth US$2 trillion per year by 2026. And many emerging markets must manage the dual challenge of decarbonsing their systems while driving social


Driving Australian Climate Innovation

Report | Charles Ramsden, Mitch Shannon & Zoe Whitton | April 2023

Unlocking Capital to Support a Clean Industrial Innovation


Collaboration to Support Transition: Investor positions on public ownership of renewable energy.

Report | Clean Energy Investor Group & Investor Group on Climate Change | April 2023

This position paper provides guidance to investors and governments on how to work together to achieve a 1.5 degree aligned NEM.
It also aims to help governments design policy and shape its public investments in the energy transition.


The State of Net Zero Investment in Australia 2022

Report | Investor Group on Climate Change | 3 March 2023

A survey of institutional investors managing $2.1 trillion in Australia. It shows encouraging progress towards net zero by 2050, but with acceleration needed to hit 2030 decarbonisation milestones, and to protect beneficiary returns from physical climate risks. The sample is investors managing approximately 60% of total local AUM. There were


The State of Net Zero Investment in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022

Report | Aotearoa New Zealand Investor Coalition for Net Zero | January 2023

Results from a survey of wealth managers, asset owners, and fund managers.
We received a total of 50 responses, covering in aggregate $331bn in assets, out of New Zealand’s estimated $365bn total.


Making The Transition Happen

Report | Erwin Jackson | 27 September 2022

Investment Policy for a Net Zero Emissions Economy. This report lays out the priorities based on extensive input from the mainstream of Australia’s institutional investment industry, including IGCC’s membership and industry peak bodies.