Transition Pathway Initiative

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17 Jul 17

New research shows specialist coal mining companies falling short in their ability to manage carbon emissions

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Many of the world’s leading coal mining companies are failing to manage effectively the business risks arising from climate change, according to a new report from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI). The TPI is backed by asset owners and investors with over £4 trillion ($5.2 trillion) of assets under management. The assessment of companies’ carbon […]

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27 Jun 17

Latest results: electricity utilities need to be more ambitious to meet 2°C target

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The Transition Pathway Initiative, launched in January 2017, analyses how companies are preparing for the transition to a low-carbon future. The initiative supports asset owners in their investment decision-making, engagement with companies, and dialogues with fund managers and policy makers. The latest analysis from the Initiative reveals that a majority of the world’s top 20 […]

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19 Jun 17

An Asset Manager’s Perspective on the Transition Pathway Initiative

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Helena Vines Fiestas Head of Sustainability Research at BNP Paribas Investment Partners The Transition Pathway Initiative is a game-changing initiative for three reasons. First, it provides a robust, independent and academically rigorous framework for assessing how companies are managing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their businesses, as well as how their strategies and targets […]

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19 Jun 17

Enhancing long-term investment decision-making

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Liz Fernando, USS USS Investment Management is the in house manager for the Universities Superannuation Scheme, one of the UK’s largest pension schemes.  Of USS’s ~ £60bn in assets, approximately £24bn is invested in public equities.  The vast majority of this is managed actively:  a team of analysts and fund managers choose the individual stocks […]

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7 Jun 17

European electricity utilities lead the way but more action needed to hit Paris pledges

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New funds join the Transition Pathway Initiative The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), backed by Funds with over £3 trillion in assets under management, today launched its assessment of the carbon performance of the world’s 20 largest electricity utilities by market capitalisation. This assessment complements TPI’s earlier assessment of the management quality of these same 20 […]

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9 Mar 17

Early analysis: TPI toolkit shows companies are building capacity to manage transition risk

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The Transition Pathway Initiative, launched in January 2017, analyses data on how companies are positioned for a low-carbon future, in order to provide asset owners with useful information for investment decisions and engagement. Early analysis shows companies from the electricity utilities, and oil and gas, sectors are building capacity to manage the low-carbon transition, but […]

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11 Jan 17

Thirteen leading international asset owners launch major initiative to embed climate concerns in investment decisions

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Preliminary results released for oil and gas and electricity utilities sectors Thirteen leading international asset owners and five asset managers with over £2 trillion under management launched the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) today to better understand how the transition to a low-carbon economy affects their investments. The TPI will assess how individual companies are positioning […]

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