Transition Pathway Initiative

The Transition Pathway Initiative

The Transition Pathway Initiative is an asset owner-led initiative, supported by asset managers and owners with over £4/$5.2 trillion assets under management.  The initiative assesses how companies are preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy. It:

  • Evaluates and tracks the quality of companies’ management of their greenhouse gas emissions and of risks and opportunities related to the low-carbon transition.
  • Evaluates how companies’ future carbon performance would compare to the international targets and national pledges made as part of the Paris Agreement.
  • Publishes the results of this analysis through an online tool.

The funds supporting the Transition Pathway Initiative have committed to use the results in a number of different ways, including informing their investment decision-making, engagement with companies, dialogues with fund managers and with policy makers.


Overview: 2017/2018 Enhancements to the FTSE Russell Climate Change Research Methodology – 20 September 2017

Management quality of coal mining companies: a commentary – 17 July 2017

New research shows specialist coal mining companies falling short in their ability to manage carbon emissions (press release) – 17 July 2017

Latest results: electricity utilities need to be more ambitious to meet 2°C target – 27 June 2017

An Asset Manager’s Perspective on the Transition Pathway Initiative – 19 June 2017


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