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Climate Action’s Sustainable Investment Forum interview: Climate leader insight (Video replay)

In this event replay from the 2021 Sustainable Investment Forum North America, Head of Sustainable Investment Wendy Cromwell discusses the tools asset owners can consider to align portfolios with the energy transition, how investors are incorporating climate science into investment decisions, and how corporations can build credible climate commitments.

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Translating climate science into informed investment decisions

“We’re asking company management teams to have credible low carbon transition plans so that way you’re decarbonizing the portfolio from the bottom up, prioritizing real world emissions, and creating protection against all types of climate risk – transition and physical.”

— Wendy Cromwell

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