Transition Pathway Initiative

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13 Apr 18

Transition Pathway Initiative to partner with PRI

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The PRI and the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) are delighted to announce a partnership that will see the PRI provide support and secretariat services to TPI. TPI was launched at an event held at the London Stock Exchange in January 2017 as an asset owner led initiative that seeks to track the carbon performance and […]

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14 Feb 18

8 of the top 20 car manufacturers align to the transition to low carbon economy

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Paper companies fall short in climate transition The asset owner backed Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) supported by funds with over £5/$6.9 trillion in assets under management today released its assessments of how 20 of the world’s largest publicly-listed automobile manufacturers, and 19 of the world’s largest publicly-listed paper companies are preparing for the transition to […]

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27 Sep 17

Steel and cement companies falling short in transition to low-carbon economy

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New research by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) on the cement and steel sectors shows that few of the largest companies in these sectors are well prepared for the transition to a low-carbon economy. This echoes previous research by the TPI on the coal-mining, electricity, and oil and gas sectors. The TPI is backed by […]

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20 Sep 17

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

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In the wake of the final recommendations from the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB’s) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), FTSE Russell has significantly revamped and enhanced its research on climate change. We have made four major changes that will enable the Transition Pathway Initiative to align its Level 0 to 4 Management Quality indicators […]

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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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