Financed Emissions: Leading the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

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Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) associated with lending, underwriting and investment activities are more than 700 times higher on average than a financial institution’s direct emissions. Financial institutions are increasingly asked to be transparent about these financed emissions, in addition to their own generated GHG emissions.  How are investors tackling key challenges in implementing climate commitments...