Topic: Just Transition

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


IGCC Summit 2023: Just Transitions

21 September 2023

At IGCC Summit 2023, a key focus was "Just Transitions" and laying the foundation for the new economy.

Submission: Unlocking electrification with privately leveraged capital

5 September 2023

IGCCs submission to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water's (DCCEEW's) consultation on the Capacity Investment Scheme emphasises the importance of strategic policy to leverage private capital with public funds. The submission considers how the CIS fits within established policy at State/Territory and Federal levels, and where, as a relatively small scheme, it is of most value to de-risk emergent technologies needed to create a dynamic, future-proofed electricity market.
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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


Investors Call for a National Energy Transition Authority

27 March 2023

The Investor Group on Climate Change, representing more than 7.5 million Australian beneficiaries, is calling on the Federal Government to establish a independent statutory National ETA in this year’s Budget.

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.


Empowering Communities: How investors can support an equitable transition to net zero.

Report | Investor Group on Climate Change | May 2021

This report highlights the challenges and opportunities for Australian communities economically tied to fossil fuel industries. It includes, an assessment of energy markets, a climate policy landscape (as of May 2021), the increasing action from financial organisations to address climate related risk and opportunities, the dynamics of fossil fuel sectors