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Investors lead the way on sustainable standards, Stress-testing and climate scenario analysis: Providing transparency and pathways for mitigating climate impact

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Investors lead the way on sustainable standards, Stress-testing and climate scenario analysis: Providing transparency and pathways for mitigating climate impact

Monday 29 March 2021 Vol.12 Ed.13.1

Commentary: Investors lead the way on sustainable standards

By Andrew Gray in Melbourne

Asset owners need to identify and assess sustainable development investments and measure their portfolios’ contributions to the UN’s sustainable development goals. That’s why a group of leading funds last year introduced a classification designed to take the hard work out of translating the SDGs into investment measures. The next step for the project will be defining forward-looking metrics to enable reporting on the outlook of companies.

Read the full commentary on the website

Meeting: Stress-testing and climate scenario analysis

Wednesday 28 April, 14:00-15:00 BST

Financial systems are more exposed than ever to the impacts of climate change, therefore incorporating climate scenarios into risk assessments is fundamental to any financial strategy. Sylvie Goulard, deputy governor of the Banque de France, and James Morsink, deputy director of the monetary and capital markets department at the IMF, examine macroeconomic stress testing, as well as the correct methodology, objectives and data sets needed to develop reliable, consistent testing.

Register to attend here.

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