15 Dec 2020
15 Dec 2020
As their name implies, Climate-aligned benchmarks are designed for climate action, with the primary goal of immediately reducing a portfolio’s carbon intensity and emissions based on a target trajectory.
But this “Paris-Aligned” goal can sometimes help address other environmental and societal issues – ones that are usually identified in separate ESG strategies.
In this report, we review the ESG characteristics of MSCI and S&P climate indices and compare them with ESG benchmarks. Some of our key takeaways include:
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