GLOBAL INVESTOR LETTER TO THE G20 (JULY 2016 – APRIL 2017)
Along with 158 institutional investors, the FRR signed a letter addressed to the G20 and G7 leaders before the summits held in 2016 and 2017. This letter invited the G20 to adopt measures for combatting climate change.
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS GROUP ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IIGCC)
The IIGCC is a forum for investors to collaborate on climate change. The IIGCC provides its members with a collaborative platform to encourage public policies, investment practices, and corporate behaviour that address long-term risks and opportunities associated with climate
By joining the Pledge, businesses, cities, civil society groups, investors, regions, trade unions and other signatories promised to ensure that the ambition set out by the Paris Agreement is met or exceeded to limit global temperature rise to less than 2 degrees Celsius.
MANIFESTO TO DECARBONIZE EUROPE (2016)
The signatories of the manifesto call upon all European States to immediately implement policies aiming to achieve a level of greenhouse gas emissions close to zero by 2050!
SIGNATURE OF THE CLIMATE CHANGE DECLARATION AT THE UN SUMMIT HELD ON
23 SEPTEMBER 2014
In signing this initiative, the FRR committed to:
- collaborate with the authorities to take measures that encourage financing of energy transition towards a low-carbon economy;
- identify and assess low-carbon investment opportunities;
- develop investors’ ability to assess risks and opportunities linked to climate change, and incorporate this into investment methodologies;
- foster dialogue on the issue of climate change with companies included in the portfolios;
- publish the initiatives taken and progress made.
THE MONTREAL PLEDGE
Signed by 35 institutional investors at the Principles for Responsible Investment conference in
Montreal on 25 September 2014, it is backed up by the PRI and United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI). The investors who signed the Montreal Pledge have
undertaken to publish the carbon footprint of their equity investments each year.
THE PORTFOLIO DECARBONIZATION COALITION (PDC)
Launched in September 2014, this collaborative initiative aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
by mobilising a critical mass of institutional investors committed to measuring and decarbonising their portfolios. The FRR is at the forefront of this coalition.
Olivier Rousseau, a member of the FRR’s Management Board, sits on the PDC’s steering committee.