Responsible investment essential to stay within 2 degrees global warming

Responsible investment essential to stay within 2 degrees global warming

To stay within 2 degrees of warming, investors will also need to invest trillions of US dollars in the opportunities that exist with the fourth industrial revolution: the resource revolution, sharing and circular economies.

To stay within 2 degrees of warming, investors will also need to invest trillions of US dollars in the opportunities that exist with the fourth industrial revolution: the resource revolution, sharing and circular economies. More immediately, financial-capital providers are accelerating their engagement with corporations on their decarbonisation plans for the carbon they produce directly and indirectly through their value chains. Questions such as when their absolute emissions will start to decrease, and at what rate, are being asked of companies they invest in.

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