Gustavo Bernal Torres
The Future of Investor Engagement
A call for systematic stewardship to address systemic climate risk.
The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, which groups over USD 10 Trillion in AUM, said that investors should move beyond simply engaging with companies that pollute and instead use their influence to target broader structural hurdles to decarbonization.
The report exposes the limits of a strategy that’s been widely embraced by asset managers pursuing environmental, social and governance goals. Engagement strategies need to move beyond portfolio companies and instead target whole sectors and public policy, the Net-Zero alliance said.