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Empowering key development finance institutions in Asia to accelerate the decarbonization of the energy sector

The report outlines Asia's challenges to decarbonising energy while driving economic development. It suggests there is significant room for improvement among regional banks and to achieve their commitments to the Paris Agreement, firms need to implement more stringent sustainable finance policies.
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In search of the true greenium

1 March 2024
The expected return of green securities relative to brown is a crucial impact measure for ESG investors, and the greenium is more negative in greener countries and over time. The equity greenium has become more negative over time. The proposed robust green score combined with forward-looking expected returns yields a more precisely estimated annual equity greenium.
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Oxford principles for net zero aligned carbon offsetting

This 2024 framework of four principles and guidance for organisations and standard bodies involved in offsetting practices. The revised principles emphasise the need for urgency in the reduction of emissions and the closing of the carbon removal gap, while maintaining transparency and integrity in all projects.
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Unlocking Australia’s sustainable finance potential

This report explores the potential for sustainable finance in Australia, outlining current barriers, opportunities, and recommendations for each stakeholder in the finance system. The report stresses the importance of consistency, coordination, and leadership in developing a comprehensive plan to transition to a sustainable financial system.
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Investor expectations of corporate transition plans: From a to zero

This report outlines key components for a credible corporate transition plan aligned with net-zero pledges under the Net Zero Investment Framework (NZIF). The guidance aims to help investors assess corporate emissions targets and progress towards decarbonisation. It is designed to be applicable across different sectors and geographies.
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Climate horizons

This report explores how Australian companies and investors should manage and disclose climate-related risks and opportunities. It suggests scenario-based analysis is a key tool for this, which can be consistent with Australia's international climate commitments and the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
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The impact of climate change on the UK insurance sector: A climate change adaptation report by the Prudential Regulation Authority

29 September 2015
The report warns insurance companies to prepare for the physical, transition and liability risks related to climate change. It provides a comprehensive review of how to manage future implications from climate change on financial stability and insurance.
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Global macro shifts: Global growth: Headwinds or tailwinds?

This report presents a positive outlook on global growth, forecasting "sufficiently supportive" US and UK growth in 2015. Though discussing risks and inevitable market adjustments, the report emphasises the decline in oil prices' potential to "differentiate between strong and poor performers" globally.
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Rethinking impact to finance the SDGs

This paper examines the financing gap for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and proposes new innovative solutions for stakeholders, including the need for stronger integrated planning, strategic thinking and policy integration to meet the US$5-7tn annual financing requirement.
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Asset-level data and the energy transition: Findings from ET risk work package 2

10 April 2018
The authors of this report synthesised asset-level data across six major carbon-emitting industries for the Energy Transition Risk Project. The report demonstrated the potential capabilities of asset-level data and the expanding portfolio of analytical building blocks available for Energy Transition risk assessment.
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