Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far Above Target

UK, Dutch and French Investment Firms Join Coalition Ahead of COP21, with More to Follow London/Geneva, 27 November 2015 – The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), which aims to support greenhouse gas emissions cuts by engaging institutional investors committed to decarbonizing their portfolios, is now overseeing the decarbonization of […]

Webinar on the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) for the UNEP FI Investment Commission and Property Working Group

The aim of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is to centralize, document and encourage current and future decarbonization action by investors worldwide and to present to Governments in the run-up to COP21. As such, it provides a key platform through which investors can display their leadership on climate […]

PDC creating momentum to drive down GHG emissions with decarbonization of $45billion AUM

Paris, 22 May 2015: The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), which aims to drive down GHG emissions by mobilizing a critical mass of institutional investors committed to decarbonizing their portfolios, today announces that it has been joined by the UK’s Environment Agency Pension Fund, Local Government Super (LGS) in […]

French President Francois Hollande highlights PDC’s decarbonization commitments at the Business and Climate Summit in Paris

During the Business and Climate Summit in Paris, French President Francois Hollande concerned by the lack of climate initiatives from the international community in the lead up to COP 21 in Paris at the end of this year, has called on the financial sector to “decarbonize” their investment […]

PDC and other Institutional Investors launch platform to showcase their climate change initiatives

A group of institutional investors, including the PDC, have launched an online platform to highlight the actions they are taking to curb climate change. The Investor Platform for Climate Action aims to inform investors and policy makers about other initiatives already underway and to catalyze new ones. The online hub is […]

UNEP FI releases Climate Strategies and Metrics report for review

The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), in collaboration with World Resource Institute’s Greenhouse Gas Protocol and 2 Degree Investing Initiative, have released a final draft for discussion of their report “Climate Strategies and Metrics: Exploring Options for Institutional Investors”, at an event during Paris Climate Week. The aim of the […]

PDC hosts high level webinar 11 May

The aim of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is to centralize, document and encourage current and future decarbonization action by investors worldwide and to present to Governments in the run-up to COP21. As such, it provides a key platform through which investors can display their leadership on climate […]

Fossil fuels to be stranded by economics, innovation and climate – A special report from HSBC

HSBC says fossil fuel companies, or some of their assets, will become “non-viable” or “unburnable”. That’s not just because of climate action, it is also due to changing economics and the impact of new technologies, such as solar and storage. Fossil fuel companies face an increasingly “acute” risk […]

On Earth Day, UN Pension Fund highlights importance of low carbon investments to tackle climate change

The United Nations Pension Fund today stressed the importance of low-carbon investments at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, to mark Earth Day. “This is Earth Day, and we are ringing in a new era of investing in a low-carbon economy, with the creation of […]

PDC to host high-level global webinar

Monday 11th May, 2015 1pm CET The aim of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is to centralize, document and encourage current and future decarbonization action by investors worldwide and to present to Governments in the run-up to COP21. As such, it provides a key platform through which investors […]