Backed by evidence from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), ambition has grown to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C since pre-industrial levels, reaching net zero by 2050. Currently, 70% of global CO2 emissions are covered by net zero targets (IEA, 2021).
To date, climate-conscious investors have largely focused on reducing relative portfolio carbon exposure; however, a combination of new forward-looking datasets and index innovation is emerging. Investors now have the choice to align with a scenario that may mitigate the most catastrophic impacts.
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