von | Mrz 25, 2021

#4 – How to align investments with the Paris Agreement?

Over 80% of worldwide energy consumption still depends on fossil energy. All this while fossil energy sources are responsible for the majority of our greenhouse gas emissions.

If we are to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement of keeping the global temperature rise this century to below 2⁰C compared to pre-industrial levels, it is imperative that we replace fossil fuels with alternatives.

What is the role of investors in redirecting capital towards companies that can help in this process of alignment with the Paris Agreement goals? How easy and straightforward is it to measure the so-called “carbon footprint” of an investment portfolio? And is a low-carbon portfolio automatically aligned to the Paris Agreement?

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