MSCI launches climate indices to help investors align with Paris Agreement

clock • 2 min read
The indices aim to reduce both transition and physical risks related to climate change
Image:

The indices aim to reduce both transition and physical risks related to climate change

MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.

The Climate Paris Aligned Index Suite builds on the provider's existing climate change indices, and will help investors tackle climate change holistically through lowering transition and physical risks,...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now

 

Already a Professional Pensions member?

Login

More on Regulation

Chris Jones, Managing Director, Civica Pensions

Industry Voice: Protecting against cybercrime

Civica looks at implementing secure ID & verification, while maintaining trust

Chris Jones, Managing Director, Civica Pensions
clock 23 September 2021 • 5 min read
Ellison: Do we really need regulators in the way we have them, given that there seems to be no reduction in the number of scandals?

Robin Ellison: Advice for advisers: a new liability

Robin Ellison questions whether more regulations are really the best way to protect the public

Robin Ellison
clock 14 April 2021 • 3 min read
“Information asymmetry” is holding back workplace pensions despite a clear wealth of provider offerings to try and plug the problem, Benefits Guru says.

Responsible investment bill ignites shoehorning concerns

Legislation formalising trustees’ ESG duties could be overly prescriptive and lay down too much pressure on schemes, the industry has told PP.

Hope William-Smith
clock 13 November 2020 • 2 min read
Trustpilot