Investor guide

Corporate programme

Institutional investors’ expectations of corporate climate risk management

11.01.12

The Investor Expectations outlines seven steps investors expect companies to take to minimise the risks and maximise the opportunities presented by climate change and climate policy. The seven steps are in the areas of governance, strategy, goals, implementation, measurement, disclosure and public policy. The expectations are of particular importance for companies in carbon-intensive sectors, and those who have not have adopted carbon reduction targets or a systematic approach to managing climate change risks.

This document was developed by leading investors and details their expectations of how companies should approach responding to climate change. The Investor Expectations provides a unified global investor voice on the issue for the first time, in response to concerns about the impact of climate change on their investments. The Investor Expectations was co-ordinated by three leading investor groups on climate change, the European Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), the US-based Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), and the Investors Group on Climate Change (IGCC) in Australia and New Zealand.

Latest Resources

Statement

09.12.19

Policy programme

Final Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change

Summary

Letter

06.12.19

Policy programme

IIGCC investor letter on EU net zero emissions target

Summary

Other

12.11.19

Not programme specific

IIGCC – 2019 Year in Review

Summary

Report

06.11.19

Property programme

Investor Expectations for listed Real Estate Companies – guide

Summary

Report

06.11.19

Property programme

Investor Expectations for listed Real Estate Companies – technical background document

Summary