Just 0.5% of $27trn global funds assets are Paris-aligned

Mark Battersby
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Under 1% of global fund assets are currently in line with the Paris agreement's goal to limit global warming to ‘well-below 2°C', new research shows. Analysis of over 16,500 investment funds worth $27trn has revealed that just just 158 individual funds, worth 0.5% of the total assets, are currently aligned with the Paris agreement's temperature target of ‘well-below 2°C', according to data from non-profit CDP. Only 102 funds were temperature rated at 1.5°C, the more ambitious goal of the Paris agreement. Climate scientists have warned this must be the upper limit of global warming if ...

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