IIGCC was established in 2001 on the initiative of the responsible investment leads at USS as a forum for collaboration between pension funds and asset managers on issues related to climate change.
IIGCC holds a conference in Paris with former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore.
As more European members begin to join IIGCC, the focus for policy advocacy work shifts to include EU policymakers and regulation.
IIGCC develops the first ever Global Investor Statement on Climate Change and partners with IGCC and Ceres.
IIGCC develops investor guides for real estate and private equity.
IIGCC engages with the EU Commission on the 2030 framework for climate and energy policy and strengthens the Emissions Trading Scheme.
The Investor Agenda is developed by seven founding partners, including AIGCC, CDP, Ceres, IGCC, IIGCC, PRI and UNEP-FI.
IIGCC set up the Paris Aligned Investment Initiative, now a global collaboration supported by four regional networks – AIGCC, Ceres, IGCC and IIGCC.
The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative is launched to galvanise the asset management industry to commit to a goal of net zero emissions. It now includes more than 300 signatories with USD 57 trillion in assets.
IIGCC launches the Net Zero Stewardship Toolkit, which provides investors with a foundational process to enhance their stewardship practices to deliver the rapid acceleration in decarbonisation required to halve emissions by 2030.
Climate Action 100+ launches its second phase, which will run to 2030 and focus on the implementation of corporate climate transition plans.
The official launch of Nature Action 100, a global investor engagement initiative focused on driving greater corporate ambition and action to reverse nature and biodiversity loss. The initiative’s Secretariat and Corporate Engagement Working Group is co-led by Ceres and IIGCC, and its Technical Advisory Group is co-led by the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation and Planet Tracker.