Portfolio carbon: measuring, disclosing and managing the carbon intensity of investments and investment portfolios

United Nations Environment Programme (2013)

This publication provides a clear and compelling case for why and how investors and their service providers should start measuring, disclosing and reducing the GHG emissions associated with their investments and investment portfolios. Not only can institutional investors play a catalytic role in the decarbonisation of the economy

increasingly, regulators, policy-makers, investee companies, pension beneficiaries and the public at large are expecting investors to fulfill precisely that responsibility.

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