Despite growing global public awareness and pressure for urgent action on climate change, last year’s COP26 climate conference demonstrated that the world is still a long way from finding consensus on how to best tackle the issue.
Fortunately, many in the financial services industry are already waking up to the fact that it cannot wait to be told what to do. Real asset investment management is no exception.
The statistic – from the World Green Building Council – that the construction and running of buildings is responsible for 39% of carbon emissions globally is much repeated and yet never loses its impact. Quite simply, if our industry doesn’t put its house in order, the world will have no chance of reaching net zero carbon by 2050, as set out in the Paris Agreement.
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