Fight against global warming: companies get more involved in financing

Posted on Sep 6, 2021 at 6:01 PMUpdated on Sep 6, 2021, 6:36 PM

It is difficult to find, at the present time, a large company that does not display great ambitions in terms of the environment and the fight against global warming. But beyond communication, how many really need to be taken? According to a study by NN Investment Partners (NN IP), at present, only 53% of companies active in the global bond market are aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. However, their respect is essential to avoid catastrophic climate change.

“The extreme weather events observed around the world this year give some idea of ​​the consequences of a casual attitude towards decarbonization and carbon neutrality ambitions,” warns Isobel Edwards, at NN IP. Some companies have made significant progress, but overall many are not far enough along to credibly claim that they are in step with the 1.5 ° C scenario. “

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