Tag: sustainable investing

New EU Taxonomy Aims for a Rapid Increase in Sustainable Investing

New EU Taxonomy Aims for a Rapid Increase in Sustainable Investing

Investor demand for sustainable investments is growing, but the exact definition of sustainable has traditionally relied on self-reporting or industry standards, creating confusion and a lack of traceability for investors. The new European Union taxonomy, released in early March, aims to assist investors and companies by providing a common language for sustainable activities. By providing a […]

CDPQ De-Risks Portfolio and Supports Low-carbon Economy with New Investment Strategy

CDPQ De-Risks Portfolio and Supports Low-carbon Economy with New Investment Strategy

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)—Canada’s second biggest pension fund, with more than C$285 billion under management—just announced a new investment strategy to support the targets of the Paris Agreement and contribute to the transition toward a low-carbon global economy. Referencing rapid climate-related policy, technological and market developments, CDPQ has decided to review the […]

3 Reasons Organizations and Investors Should Care About Climate Risk

3 Reasons Organizations and Investors Should Care About Climate Risk

Climate change is not just an environmental issue; it’s a core business issue. The transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is underway, with increasing investor attention and rapid regulatory change driving a renewed interest to understand, plan for, and thrive in, a climate adjusted future. As Prime Minister Trudeau prepares to give a keynote address […]

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