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  • AODP Sovereign Wealth Fund Index

    6th March 2016 . Ratings . Views: 709

    The AODP Sovereign Index assesses the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds – rating them from AAA through to X grade – on how well they are managing climate risk. Visit the Global Climate Index for an overview of how all of the world’s

  • AODP Foundation Index

    5th March 2016 . Ratings . Views: 487

    The AODP Foundation Index assesses the world’s largest foundations – rating them from AAA through to X grade – on how well they are managing climate risk. Visit the Global Climate Index for an overview of how all of the world’s largest

  • CALPERS SETS BAR ON ANZ AS AUSTRALIAN SUPER FUNDS SCARED TO ROCK BOAT

    15th December 2015 . News . Views: 1134

    Pension fund share voting flies against Paris climate commitments. As the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) AGM nears this Thursday, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has revealed that almost all pension funds – including most

  • CALIFORNIA SHAMES AUSTRALIAN SUPER FUNDS ON KEY ANZ CLIMATE VOTE

    15th December 2015 . News . Views: 1025

    Super funds’ share voting flies against Paris climate commitments. As the ANZ AGM nears this Thursday, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has revealed that almost all Australian superannuation funds contacted by their members refused to disclose

  • ANZ TARGETED BY VOTE YOUR PENSION GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM

    19th November 2015 . News . Views: 922

    First post-Paris test of corporate carbon accountability and climate action. Global bank ANZ, a significant lender to the fossil fuel sector, is facing the possibility of an investor revolt in the wake of a likely international accord limiting carbon

  • AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE FUND DANGEROUSLY OUT OF TOUCH ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    15th October 2015 . News . Views: 1198

    Future Fund parties like it’s 1999. Australia’s sovereign wealth fund has once again proven how out of touch it is with the future and the rest of the world over climate change. A freedom of information request submitted by the Asset Owners Disclosure

  • AODP CALLS FOR EXTENSIVE CLIMATE RISK DISCLOSURE AHEAD OF PARIS COP21 TALKS

    1st October 2015 . News . Views: 771

    With non-state actors emerging as the key to the credibility of forthcoming Conference of the Parties (COP) in Paris, the world’s largest investors must commit to total transparency in the next Asset Owners Disclosure Project’s (AODP) Global Climate

  • Digging Deeper

    11th September 2015 . Reports, Resources . Views: 1047

    The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) provides insights into the detailed data behind the 2015 AODP Global Climate 500 Index. With the UNFCCC COP21 meeting in Paris nearly upon us, the economic and financial implications of climate change are coming to

  • AODP DIGS DEEPER INTO 2015 GLOBAL CLIMATE 500 INDEX

    11th September 2015 . News . Views: 934

    The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) provides insights into the detailed data behind the 2015 AODP Global Climate 500 Index. With the UNFCCC COP21 meeting in Paris nearly upon us, the economic and financial implications of climate change are coming to

  • HELP SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE? APTITUDE FOR FINANCE? WE NEED YOUR HELP!

    15th August 2015 . Blog . Views: 2160

    Volunteer Investment Ratings Analyst.  A unique opportunity to be part of the world’s only project for rating asset owners’ long-term climate risk management: AODP’s 2016 Global Climate Index. About the Asset Owners Disclosure Project The

  • D-RATED OXFORD SCANT ON DETAIL IN ‘DIVESTMENT’ STATEMENT

    20th May 2015 . News . Views: 701

    University’s vague climate action pulls the wool over the world’s eyes. Oxford University’s ruling against future inclusion of coal and tar sands in its multi-billion pound endowment fund amounts to little in a sector crying out for rigorous

  • GLOBAL FINANCE NGOS UNITE TO PUSH PENSION FUND SUPPORT FOR CHEVRON CARBON-ASSETS RESOLUTION

    13th May 2015 . News . Views: 1072

    AODP, SumOfUs launch Vote Your Pension platform to focus action on single company. Non-profit organizations working in the finance arena are collaborating on a unique global campaign to pressure the world’s largest investors to support a shareholder

  • NGOs challenge pension funds to fulfil legal duties on climate risk

    27th April 2015 . News . Views: 660

    The legal duties of pension funds to assess and manage climate change risk is the subject of a new ground-breaking project by two leading NGOs. ClientEarth and the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) have teamed up to launch the Climate and Pensions Legal

  • Scandinavian asset owners perform exceptionaly well

    27th April 2015 . News . Views: 632

    Scandinavian asset owners perform exceptionaly well Norway leads country ranking: SWF highest rated Some of the world’s largest and best known investors continue to make a big gamble on accelerating climate change by investing in heavily carbon-exposed

  • UK ranks tenth globally; 27 UK pension funds among the laggards

    27th April 2015 . News . Views: 621

    Some of the world’s largest and best known investors continue to make a big gamble on accelerating climate change by investing in heavily carbon-exposed assets, while only a small minority are blazing a trail to a safer, low-carbon world. The third annual

  • ABP, PFZW make the top 10 ranked asset managers

    27th April 2015 . News . Views: 791

    Some of the world’s largest and best known investors continue to make a big gamble on accelerating climate change by investing in heavily carbon-exposed assets, while only a small minority are blazing a trail to a safer, low-carbon world. The third annual

  • Global Climate Index 2015

    27th April 2015 . Resources . Views: 911

    Some of the world’s largest and best known investors continue to make a big gamble on accelerating climate change by investing in heavily carbon-exposed assets, while only a small minority are blazing a trail to a safer, low-carbon world. The AODP Global

  • WORLD’S LARGEST INVESTORS CONTINUE TO GAMBLE ON CLIMATE RISK

    27th April 2015 . News . Views: 2154

    Laggard funds rely on short-term markets to manage long-term risk. Top-rated funds blaze a trail to zero-carbon world. AODP has subsequently released a detailed analysis of the 2015 Global Climate 500 Index in a new report entitled Digging Deeper. You can

  • Vote Your Pension

    20th April 2015 . Resources . Views: 738

    Vote Your Pension is the world’s largest global shareholder engagement campaign. We’re calling on people everywhere to make themselves heard at the annual meetings of the world’s largest oil and gas companies. Our first engagement was the Chevron annual

  • AODP praises USyd’s risk-based divestment; gauntlet thrown down to sector laggards

    11th February 2015 . News . Views: 617

    The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has welcomed news that the University of Sydney (USyd) will begin the process of decarbonising its portfolio, but urged USyd to be more transparent and show leadership to other universities. “This is