The path to a net zero carbon portfolio
Actionable insights to achieve net zero carbon targets
Investors have many choices when decarbonizing portfolios. One approach is to use six different levers to create a net zero carbon portfolio, according to Derek Jun from Nuveen’s investment risk management team.
Derek discusses a framework the team is developing to help TIAA’s General Account understand its options for achieving net zero carbon by 2050. He explains how investors can move from aspiration to implementation, given the different investment decisions needed and the many assumptions, expectations and uncertainty surrounding climate risk.
- What does a net zero carbon commitment mean for institutional investors?
- How does a net zero commitment become a net zero portfolio?
- Is carbon intensity a good proxy for investment risk?
- Six different investment levers and how to use them
- A role for real assets that can sequester or offset carbon