Letter from Global Investors to Governments of the G7 and G20 Nations

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Published: 08/05/2017

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Summary

Long-term institutional investors representing more than USD 17 Trillion in assets have written to G7 heads of state urging governments to stand by their commitments to the Paris Agreement at their upcoming Summit in Taormina, Italy on May 26-27. 

This letter, published on 08 May 2017 (and updated 22 May), alongside a briefing paper is co-sponsored by IIGCC and five other organisations who work with investors on the climate change agenda. 

The letter will also be sent to G20 heads of state before their July 2017 summit in Germany. Consequently it remains open for signature by asset owners and managers (who are members or signatories of any sponsoring group) until 30 June 2017. For more information please contact Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO, IIGCC. 

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