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Better measures needed to help savers choose investment products, new report finds
January 31 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to assess the social and environmental impact of funds is lacking.
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In search of impact - Measuring the full value of capital: Update: The Investment Impact Framework
January 2019 – Supporting progress against SDGs has become one of the main objectives of the sustainable finance industry. However, measurement of this progress at fund level from both institutional and retail investors is still only developing. Although many challenges remain to be solved, the Investment Leaders Group, convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has designed a set of six open-source metrics which investors can use as proxies for their progress towards the SDGs.
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Measuring investment impacts
The Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has developed an original framework to allow the industry to quantify investment impacts. Our aim is to enable a ‘revolution’ in consumer choice in financial services. This means making the social and environmental impacts of investment transparent to financial consumers in the same way that health and other concerns are apparent to food consumers today.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / Investment Leaders Group
Understanding investments’ sustainability performance to enable more sustainable investment choices
October 2018 – The concept note proposes a new approach that would help pension beneficiaries make better decisions regarding the sustainability performance of their pensions.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Trustees should prioritise climate risk
15 October 2018 – The facts speak for themselves and must be acted on – trustees need to prioritise climate risk says Andrew Voysey, CISL’s Director for Sustainable Finance.
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Applying the Long View to Investment Funds: Introducing the Long-term Disclosure Framework
March 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has developed an original framework that can be used by institutional and retail investors, and by their advisors, to assess the long-term orientation of the investment funds that they are being offered.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
In search of impact: Measuring the full value of capital
May 2016 – As fiduciaries, investors gain by helping beneficiaries make informed choices about the management of their savings and investments. This report aims to help the investment industry empower savers to understand the impact of their investments on the critical challenges of our generation and to invest in line with their world views.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance welcomes the UK’s Green Finance Strategy
2 July 2019 – Today the UK government has launched its Green Finance Strategy, setting out its green finance objectives and ambitions.
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Banking in the low carbon economy
The Banking Environment Initiative is introducing a new initiative, Bank 2030, which aims to build a Roadmap for the Banking Industry to 2030 that will increase the level of low carbon financing in line with the climate challenge.
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