Understanding green finance can be challenging, add in the prolix greenwash that pours on to the internet every day and no wonder many people decide it is all too difficult.
But it isn’t. The Committee on Climate Change’s recent reports showed that the world urgently needs to reduce emissions and take action to prepare for physical impacts that will get worse in just 11 years.
To prosper in this new reality, investors have to focus on whether their investments address these two basic points. That is green finance in a nutshell.
Helping investors obtain good information to do that is why the Environment Agency Pension Fund and the Church of England National Investing Bodies set up the Transition Pathway Initiative in January 2017.
Climate change: is your equities portfolio too hot to touch? https://t.co/LfiIr3aFhK
— Financial Times (@FT) July 17, 2019