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Everyone is taking action on climate risk, equality and governance, and Clear Skies aims to keep investors informed.

Striking a Balance Between Inflation and Climate Action

Striking a Balance Between Inflation and Climate Action

The Inflation Reduction Act is the most significant bill to address climate change in US history, supporting the funding of clean energy sources and allowing incentives for citizens to reduce their emissions. The passage of this bill is a testimony to investors who foresaw the opportunity for a change. A change for a sustainable future that strikes a balance between the risks of a portfolio and the risks to the planet.

The Supreme Court on Climate Change

The Supreme Court on Climate Change

On June 30, 2022, the US Supreme Court prevented the EPA to regulate GHG emissions as per the Clean Power Plan. The plan involved an approach that would have ruled capped carbon dioxide emissions at levels low enough to further shift electricity generation toward greener sources. Read more here.

Decarbonizing Portfolios

Decarbonizing Portfolios

Driving GHG emissions reductions through decarbonization of portfolios  As society's concern over the systemic risks associated with climate change grows, a once-niche ESG and impact investing product offering is providing investors with a route to a greener...

Clear Skies in Glasgow and COP26

Clear Skies in Glasgow and COP26

Big pledges for ending deforestation, pledges to phase out coal and interesting deals on methane (which causes a lot more warming per tonne that is emitted than CO2). These are but a few commitments drafted by national governments from across the world to mitigate climate change – strategies that help make the climate change less severe.

However, did you know that adaptation tactics- strategies that help protects from current and future effects of climate change – do not get nearly enough attention.

Beyond ESG: The Impact Assessment

Beyond ESG: The Impact Assessment

10 years ago, people were sold a story that focusing on ESG would yield higher profits. They believed that it would change the impact companies had on society. Today, the global community should look at going beyond ESG with a sense of urgency. This is a message the was sounded loud and clear at the “Impact Assessment” at the Sustainable Finance Summit. If you were not able to attend this panel, here is a brief summary.

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