UBS launches new global climate-aware fund

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Swiss-based UBS has unveiled a new passive-like, rules-based equity strategy aimed specifically at countering climate change. The passive-like, rules-based equity strategy is designed as a cost-efficient way of capitalizing on the transition to a low carbon economy, aiming to keep global warming well below 2°c as stipulated in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.  As already demonstrated by the $1.5trn in assets committed to the Montreal Carbon Pledge, we are witnessing an increasing number of investors asking how to align their portfolio with their increasing obligations to incorpo...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.