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  • COP26-Key-Takeaways_LinkedIn

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    Investment viewpoint: COP26: 7 key takeaways for investors

    2021-11-23T14:03:00Z

    The Glasgow Climate Pact instilled measured optimism for many in the private sector and government, but disappointed others, including NGOs. The agreement does not seek to keep global warming below 1.5°C, but its commitments to decarbonisation and nature ensure the global economy after COP26 will be significantly different from the one preceding the summit.

  • To rewrite our future, we must invest in nature at scale

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    To rewrite our future, we must invest in nature at scale

    2021-11-05T15:15:00Z

    During COP26, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and founding members of the Natural Capital Investment Alliance (NCIA) – including Lombard Odier – emphasised the environmental and economic necessity of investing in nature at scale, and how forward-looking investors can find opportunities in the solutions urgently needed.

  • Planetary boundaries - Johan Rockström, Mark Carney on Earth’s tipping points

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    Planetary boundaries: Johan Rockström, Mark Carney on Earth’s tipping points

    2021-11-05T15:10:00Z

    The move towards a net-zero and nature-positive economy requires the large-scale transformation of our economy. Capital must be deployed in a way that mitigates or enables adaptation to climate change, while ensuring businesses operate safely within our planetary boundaries.

  • Green winners in the global economy - research by Lombard Odier and Oxford University

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    Green winners in the global economy: research by Lombard Odier and Oxford University

    2021-11-04T15:22:00Z

    The transition to a green economy is shifting the competitive landscape of the global economy as more countries, regions and corporates commit to net-zero targets. Who will be the winners as humanity targets a 1.5°C limit for global warming?

  • How can investors align to net zero?

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    How can investors align to net zero?

    2021-11-02T15:28:00Z

    Financial institutions are committing to decarbonising their lending, investment and insurance activities. But understanding the impact of this new way of allocating capital requires new analytical tools. What are the emerging best practices in measuring real emissions reduction, and how should investors implement them?

  • Paris alignment - pragmatic steps for investors

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    Paris alignment: pragmatic steps for investors

    2021-11-02T15:25:00Z

    The Paris Agreement sets out a global framework to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C. How can this be translated into meaningful goals and actions for the investment community?

  • Only 1:4 of large caps are on track to meet the Paris Agreement

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    Only 1/4 of large caps are on track to meet the Paris Agreement

    2021-11-01T15:49:00Z

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP) is in its 26th edition this year in Glasgow, Scotland. This is where global head of states, policymakers, and luminaries are gathering to discuss progress and actions in mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change. 

  • Debunking 7 misconceptions about scope 3 emissions

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    Debunking 7 misconceptions about scope 3 emissions

    2021-11-01T09:32:00Z

    In this investment viewpoint we describe seven key misconceptions that we think may have deterred investors from fully integrating considerations linked to scope 3 emissions and lead to confusion in the market.

  • 10 net-zero takeaways for investors

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    New TCFD reports: 10 net-zero takeaways for investors

    2021-10-27T15:56:00Z

    With COP26 starting next week, views on net-zero alignment have emerged from all corners as participants seek to position themselves for a fortnight of intense negotiation. Amid this activity, we believe a series of new reports by the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) are key for investors – especially because they advance the case for adopting forward-looking metrics as part of applying a transition mindset.

  • Designing temperature alignment metrics to invest in net zero - an empirical illustration of best practices

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    Designing temperature alignment metrics to invest in net zero: an empirical illustration of best practices

    2021-10-11T14:17:00Z

    The Paris Agreement’s overarching objective is to keep “the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels” (UNFCCC, 2015).

  • Roadmap to Net Zero Paper 1 - Debunking 7 misconceptions about scope 3 emissions

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    Roadmap to Net Zero Paper 1: Debunking 7 misconceptions about scope 3 emissions

    2021-10-11T14:14:00Z

    To launch our Roadmap to Net Zero series, we delve into the complex topic of indirect emissions – commonly known as scope 3 emissions. While scope 3 emissions can account for over 80% of companies’ total carbon footprint and are therefore key to understanding climate-related investment risks and opportunities, they remain subject to much debate and confusion.

  • Ice cube case study

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    Ice cube case study

    2021-10-11T14:10:00Z

    As the global economy transitions towards net-zero carbon emissions, we believe that companies with the commercial need, financial resources and management strength to act on the risks and opportunities generated by decarbonisation will prosper.