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500-plus institutional investors urge governments to step-up climate ambition  
13 Sept 2022 - Today investor groups from around the world publicly released a statement signed by 532 institutional investors with US$39 trillion in assets under management (AUM), advocating for ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance statement on the draft European Sustainability Reporting Standard E1 Climate Change
The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, a group of 74 leading investors with $10.6 trillion in assets, supports and warmly welcomes the climate change Exposure Draft from the European Financial ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Statement on the ISSB Climate Exposure Draft
The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA), a group of 74 leading institutional investors managing US$10.6 trillion in assets, supports and warmly welcomes the Exposure Draft IFRS S2 Climate-related Disclosures ... Read More
Investor Agenda releases new guidance for Investor Climate Action Plans 
July 7, 2022 – Today, the Founding Partners of The Investor Agenda released new guidance to enable investors around the world to step up action to tackle the climate crisis ... Read More
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance welcomes Sovereign Wealth Fund of Gabon (FGIS)– the first African SWF
27 June 2022, Geneva - In a momentous step in the alignment of country financial flows with the Paris Agreement, the UN-convened Net-zero Asset Owner Alliance welcomes the Sovereign Wealth ... Read More
Carbon pricing policy instruments need a radical redesign and competent implementation
22 June 2022, Geneva: Ahead of the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Berlin (26-28 June), a new position paper by the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance argues that carbon pricing must ... Read More
U.N.-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Statement on the SEC Proposed Rules to Enhance and Standardize Climate-Related Disclosures
The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA or Alliance), a group of 73 leading pension funds and insurance companies with $10.6 trillion in assets, supports and strongly welcomes the proposed ... Read More
Escalating energy security crisis underscores imperative for accelerated net-zero transition
A statement from the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance: As countries face critical choices in their energy strategies, amid heightened geopolitical tension and a rapidly warming climate, governments must ensure ... Read More
“Change rules of the game,” asks $10.4trn Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance in new paper on investor action
The UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance releases a high-level paper outlining a forward-looking, systematic stewardship approach for investors that seeks to mitigate the existential risk of climate change. This stewardship ... Read More
The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance renews its call to asset managers for climate-focused blended finance vehicles
Having received a positive response to its initial Call to Action to Asset Managers – released in February 2021 – the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance launched the Renewed Call to Action to ... Read More
New protocol binds Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance to halve portfolio emissions by 2030
The UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance releases the second edition of its Target Setting Protocol, which guides its 69 asset owner members in setting further ambitious climate targets that align ... Read More
Increasing ambition and expanding scope: NZAOA Target Setting Protocol V.2
This webinar, co-hosted by UNEP FI and PRI, brought together leading actors from the U.N.-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance to present the second edition of the Alliance Target Setting Protocol ... Read More

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