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Our Resources Centre is where we’ve gathered helpful documents for individuals, advisers, fund managers and businesses. You can also check here for our original publications and for the most interesting articles and reports on the Climate Crisis.

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Click 'Climate', 'Innovation' or 'Finance' for a selection of the most interesting articles and reports on the Climate Crisis.

Understanding the Climate Crisis
Util: Impact Investment Leaders and Laggards (August 2022)

An analysis of the highest positive and negative contributing ESG investment funds relative to each of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, conducted via machine learning.

EU Taxonomy: Using Tech to Analyze “Green” Fund Performance (2022)

This report from Clarity AI uses the EU Taxonomy to evaluate 31,000 funds according to 'green' performance.

Closing the gap in ocean climate finance (2021)

This report on the dearth of funding for natural climate solutions comes from Deloitte and our Portfolio Partner Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC).

Funding Trends: Climate Change Mitigation Philanthropy (2021)

'...Philanthropic giving to climate change mitigation... still represents less than 2% of total global philanthropic giving and is not growing fast enough'.

Changing Finance to Catalyze Transformation (2021)

The latest UNEP report on how financial institutions can accelerate the transition to an environmentally sustainable economy.

How SDG is ESG?

This report from Util compares the exposure and impact, as measured against the 17 SDGs, of 281 US-domiciled sustainable equity funds relative to all US-domiciled equity funds in aggregate.

Global Sustainable Investment Review (2020)

The GSIA finds that gobal sustainable investment has reached $35.3 trillion: up 15% since 2018.

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

This Deloitte report discusses a series of recent regulations indicating that European regulators will use the finance sector to build and finance a low carbon economy.

Planetary Boundaries: Measuring Business's Environmental Footprint (2020)

Pictet Asset Management has helped devise a way of applying the Planetary Boundaries framework to an investment setting.

Climate & Lifestyle Report (2020)

Founders Pledge reveals that, for most people, giving to climate charities is the most effective personal action they can take to tackle the Climate Crisis.

Navigating the Nuances of Net-Zero Targets (2020)

NewClimate Institute & Data-Driven EnviroLab assess, among other things, the limitations of claiming net-zero emissions through carbon offsetting.

Climate Risk and Response (2020)

McKinsey Global Institute examines the socioeconomic impacts of climate risk and offers a set of tools and methodologies for businesses to assess them.

Risks, Opportunities and Society (2020)

Oliver Wyman explores the role of the financial services industry in the transition to a climate-sustainable economy.

Climate Philanthropy (2019)

Rupert Edwards (2019) explores the potential for empowering investors to commit philanthropic donations to tackle the Climate Crisis.

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