Some important take-aways:
- The ESG roundtable on climate metrics explored the four characteristics that make a metric ‘decision-useful’ when implementing climate objectives in credit portfolios.
- We assessed various climate-focussed metrics to consider alongside financial, engagement and impact reporting when evaluating a portfolio’s performance, including total emission, carbon footprint, and Weighted Average Carbon Intensity.
- In combination, these metrics start to form the basis of a climate reporting dashboard – one designed to give institutional investors the opportunity to adapt credit allocations over time and with confidence.
How climate metrics can guide institutional investors towards their net zero goals
Every investor is affected by the policy, regulatory and consumer momentum around climate change. The effects will be steadily amplified, and the risks become more visible in every asset class and every portfolio.Read the full write-up