Pension funds can shift global climate problems despite high vulnerability to associated risks

Hope William-Smith
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Carney: "What is now critical is to move beyond commitments."
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Carney: "What is now critical is to move beyond commitments."

While the pensions sector is one of the most vulnerable to climate change risks, it has the ability to single-handedly shift the conversation on climate, experts say.

Speaking at Make My Money Matter's (MMMM) Net Zero Pension Summit yesterday (1 June), Global Optimism founding partner and former UN Framework Convention on Climate Change executive secretary Christiana...

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