The Paris Agreement in the Investment Policy: Sample Language for Integrating the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement into an IPS

The Paris Agreement in the Investment Policy: Sample Language for Integrating the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement into an IPS l The Intentional Endowments Network & Cambridge Associates, June 2017

Developing effective sustainable investment policies requires a process of stakeholder engagement that includes education about and exploration of the sustainable investing thesis, field, and opportunity set. Through such a process investors can articulate their purpose, priorities, and principles and integrated these pillars within their investment policies and decision criteria. Climate change is a critical sustainability priority, which presents a range of risks and opportunities for investors. One potential framework for integrating climate considerations into investment policies is the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Here we list the three aims of the Agreement and offer examples of language that may be included in a statement of priorities.

Climate change is a critical sustainability priority, which presents a range of risks and opportunities for investors. One potential framework for integrating climate considerations into investment policies is the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. In this resource, we list the three aims of the Agreement and offer examples of language that may be included in a statement of priorities.

Click here to read The Paris Agreement in the Investment Policy: Sample Language for Integrating the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement into an IPS.

For more a more in-depth exploration of integrating sustainability into an investment policy, please see 'Considerations for ESG Policy Development'.

 

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