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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan is planning to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its $20 billion real estate portfolio. According to a new report on the pension fund’s website, the HOOPP is committing to reducing its real estate portfolio’s greenhouse gas emissions entirely by 2050 for assets under its control. To do this, […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2022 June 7, 2022
  • 12:30

Nature-based mitigants to climate change will offer attractive risk-adjusted returns to investors, according to a new report from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Natural carbon dioxide sinks, like forests, remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. By managing these natural assets, investors can monetize the carbon absorption through the sale of carbon credits. “Companies looking […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 16, 2022 March 16, 2022
  • 12:20

Abrupt changes in climate policies from governments around the world could lead to fire sales of climate sensitive assets held by institutional investors, according to a the results of a pilot scenario analysis project from the Bank of Canada and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. “Climate transition risks are challenging to assess […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 18, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • 11:20
CSA Report: Issuers Don’t Understand Risks of Extreme Weather

How knowledge gaps around climate change can leave investors in the dark.