04 Nov '11, 5pm

Big Business, Investors Urge Tough Climate Action

Big Business, Investors Urge Tough Climate Action

Investors controlling tens of trillions of dollars have asked policymakers to write better and clearer rules, in order to enable the transition to a low carbon economy. They have signed a statement entitled Investment Grade Climate-Change Policy , which was commissioned by three global Institutional Investors Groups and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative. This statement provides an excellent check-list for policymakers (and their observers or advisors) and highlights the importance of policy risk minimization in attracting investment capital. Concrete examples of six national policy frameworks around the globe are also analyzed. The policy recommendations include: Clear, enforceable domestic greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and timelines; Transparent and comprehensive policies to meet these targets; a price on carbon and removal of fossil ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/11/03/big-business-inve...

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