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World’s first climate rating for investment funds launched

Berlin/Zurich – Climetrics promises to bring more transparency to the fund market by helping investors more easily integrate climate impact into their investment decisions. It was launched by CDP, ISS-Ethix Climate Solutions and the EU-backed Climate-KIC.
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Investors call on G20 leaders in Hamburg to stand by Paris climate accords

London – Nearly 400 global investors with over USD 22 trillion in assets under management have signed a letter urging the G20 to implement the Paris Agreement. CDP is among the letter’s initiators, Ethos one of its signatories.
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Just 100 companies responsible for over 70% of global emissions

London – 100 of the most active fossil fuel producers including ExxonMobil, Shell, BHB Billiton and Gazprom are linked to 71 per cent of industrial greenhouse gas emissions since 1988, according to new research from CDP and the Climate Accountability Institute. 
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Sustainability news

Water equities represent solid investment opportunity

Dublin – Water is expected to be one of the largest recipients of global infrastructure investment in the decades to come, making investing in water equities a risk-efficient strategy with solid returns, says KBI Global Investors.

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Volvo leads electric car transition

Stockholm – Volvo announced on Wednesday that every car it launches from 2019 onward will have an electric motor, marking the end of the solely internal combustion engine era for the Swedish carmaker. 

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France pledges to become carbon neutral by 2050

Paris – The French government has announced that its country will be climate neutral by 2050. France was already the first country to oblige financial investors to disclose the climate impact of their investments.

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Alphabet spin-off promises affordable geothermal energy

New York – A new geothermal heating and cooling company promises to drastically cut the costs of geothermal installations. Developed by engineers at Google’s parent company Alphabet, the company has already raised USD 2 million in funding.

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Partners for Sustainability launched its Twitter account in July 2016. We will periodically publish information about our sustainability webinar schedule, new tools in our Sustainability Fund Finder database, and the latest developments in sustainability. 

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