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PRI Webinar 30 May: Climate Strategies for Sovereign Bond Investors

By | May 5th, 2017|Event, Uncategorized|

Join Global Footprint Network, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), MN, and DEGROOF Petercam on 30 May for a comprehensive exploration of climate strategies for sovereign bond investors – including the use of a dashboard of indicators to identify and manage carbon transition and climate risks.Until now carbon disclosure has focused mostly on listed equities and to a lesser extent corporate bonds. [...]

Ecological Footprint Explorer Open Data Platform Launches

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The US per capita Ecological Footprint dropped nearly 20% during the last eight years of available data (2005 and 2013), a total reduction that matches the entire Footprint of Germany.OAKLAND, CA, April 5, 2016—Ecological Footprint data for over 200 countries is now freely available, searchable and usable at Ecological Footprint Explorer, the new open data [...]

New Report Recommends Carbon Disclosure Methodology and Dashboard for Sovereign Bond Holders

By | December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A new report by Global Footprint Network, Carbon Disclosure and Climate Risk in Sovereign Bonds, outlines a methodology for investors to disclose and manage carbon exposure in their sovereign bond holdings.Please join Global Footprint Network and South Pole Group for a webinar on the report on Tuesday, January 10, at 4 p.m. CET/10 a.m. EST/7 [...]

8 Sept.: Roadmap for ESG and Credit Ratings

By | September 7th, 2016|Event|

WATCH VIDEOSusan Burns, Co-Founder of Global Footprint Network and Director of its Finance for Change Initiative, moderated this panel discussion at PRI in Person in Singapore.In his introduction, Nick Robins, co-director of the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, called the discussion the "best session of PRI in Person." "This is the session [...]

Unconventional Wisdom: Climate Change Risk and Sovereign Bond Investments

By | May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Institutional Investor | New York By Susan Burns and Maximillian Horster A little more than a month ago after 196 countries signed a historic climate agreement in Paris at COP21, United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-Moon will address influential members of the finance community this Wednesday, at the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk, in New [...]

It’s time to incorporate climate change risk into sovereign bond investments

By | March 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

ESG Magazine | London By Susan Burns and Maximillian HorsterTo date, the vast majority of investor activity around divestment has focused on equities. However, investors now realize that the global push to slash carbon emissions has major implications for the $41 trillion bond market. A large number of national economies depend heavily on carbon-intensive sectors. Staying bellow [...]

Webinar on Carbon Disclosure for Sovereign Bonds

By | January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Listen below via YouTube to a webinar hosted by Global Footprint Network and South Pole Group January 10 on our new report, Carbon Disclosure and Climate Risk in Sovereign Bonds.  DOWNLOAD THE REPORT DOWNLOAD WEBINAR SLIDES SHARE FEEDBACK The new report outlines a methodology for investors to disclose and manage carbon exposure [...]