Sustainable Investors Respond to Climate Pact
by Robert Kropp
With COP21 Climate Conference in Paris ending with agreement intended to keep global temperature
increase below two degrees Celsius, investors envision portfolios focused on renewable energy.
First in a three-part series.
For as long as sustainable investment has been a mainstream strategy, its practitioners have
emphasized the necessity of supportive government policy to encourage the transition to a
low-carbon economy. Without effective policies in place, institutional investors have argued, the
risk of moving significant amounts of investment dollars into renewables is simply too great.