OUR RESEARCH

OUR RESEARCH 2018-06-11T15:25:19+00:00

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The overall long-term targeted impacts of the PACTA project can be summarised by two key objectives:
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April 2018

April 2018: In the context of mobilising policy actions with regard to sustainable finance, the European Parliament and Commission are considering introducing a Green Supporting Factor (GSF) or Brown Penalty (BP) for capital reserve requirements. The objective of this working paper is to identify the potential impacts of introducing a GSF or a Brown Penalty.

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February 2018

February 2018: Testing the Japanese listed equity market alignment with the 2°C climate goal – Energy technology diversification assessment relative to the IEA 2°C scenario

The report is available in Japanese and English.

January 2018

Jan 2018: An overview of the current state of the household credit market. We argue that household credit has so far been an overlooked topic in climate finance. While there are some tentative steps from early movers to assess the climate impact of various types of household credit much potential remains to be unlocked.

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Jan 2018: 2°ii contributed to the final report of the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainale Finance “Financing a Sustainable European Economy”. The full report can be found here.

Read our paper “A Taxonomy of Climate Accounting Principles for Financial Portfolios” published in the sustainable finance special issue of the journal Sustainability.

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November 2017

November 2017: The ISO 14097 “Framework and principles for assessing and reporting investments and financing activities related to climate change,” was proposed by the French standardization body AFNOR and approved by ballot in January 2017. The convenors are Stan Dupré (CEO of 2° Investing Initiative – commissioned by AFNOR) and Massamba Thioye (UNFCCC secretariat), with AFNOR acting as secretariat.

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