Since its launch three years ago, the divestment movement has surpassed the $50 billion mark, with over 800 global investors committing to divest their holdings in fossil fuels over the next five years. Signatories encompass a broad diversity of sectors and regions, from cities and universities to health care organisations and large institutional investors. Last […]Read more
Hello, my name is Andrea and I am part of WWF’s Sustainable Finance team in the UK. I am a strong believer in the need to transform the finance sector if we are to succeed in tackling key environmental and social problems. I am particularly interested in how financial markets and the private sector have great potential to accelerate the transition towards sustainable business practices and sustainable models of economic development.
Spreading the message of climate risks and opportunities and pushing institutional investors to become climate-conscious is going to be vital in the shift to a low carbon economy.
Through this blog I hope to share my enthusiasm for these topics and inspire investors to make a difference.
My latest posts
On 8 May, over one hundred investment professionals gathered in London for the launch of the new Carbon Tracker report ‘Carbon Supply Cost Curves’. It is the first study to quantify the financial risk to oil capital expenditure (CAPEX) in relation to carbon constraints and a range of demand scenarios. The results show that over […]Read more
The role that investors can play in influencing company behaviour must not be underestimated. The way in which companies approach issues associated with human rights, community engagement and environmental sustainability has far reaching impacts on corporate profitability and shareholder value and is coming under increased scrutiny by investors. Recent years have witnessed a great deal […]Read more