Responsible climate action for a healthy economy

SUPPORTING A FURTHER REDUCTION
IN ANNUAL EMISSIONS OF AT LEAST 230MT
BY 2030

On the path to net zero emissions by 2050

How we will contribute

Who's in?

16
Participants
$870
Billion under management
4.91
Million Australian beneficiaries
28
Actions and counting

Who’s Involved

Foundational Supporters

Participants

As a participating signatory,
you can commit towards any or all of these actions:

Integrating
Paris-aligned emissions reduction goals into your organisation’s investment policy or business strategy
Collaboration
between investors, clients and companies to deliver absolute emission reductions
Investing
in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement

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Latest actions

Climate Change Roadmap: Beyond 2020

In August 2020, Cbus released a new Climate Change Position Statement and a new Climate Change Roadmap: Beyond 2020.  In doing so we have set…

1.5°C-aligned real assets

Our vision is to live in a world warmed by no more than 1.5ºC and to be responsible for creating measured social value on the…

Have investments of more than $1 billion in renewable energy projects by the end of 2022

As a large investor of capital, AustralianSuper can lower carbon intensity by investing into lower emissions companies, such as those in the renewable energy sector.…

2030 portfolio-wide carbon reduction target

HESTA has committed to reducing the absolute carbon emissions in its investment portfolio by 33% by 2030 and to be net zero by 2050 in…

2028 net zero emissions target across QIC’s core retail properties

Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) Global Real Estate will achieve net zero carbon emissions for core Australian retail assets by 2028. Our proactive and data-driven approach…

Pathway to 2030 Science Based Target

Through our company engagement program, Local Government Super requested Woolworths define the pathway to meet a Science Based Target commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions…

Climate neutral business

New Forests aims to be climate neutral across our business operations. The company is currently measuring its business and investment greenhouse gas emissions and will…

Designing new opportunities to finance the transition

Pollination has partnered with HSBC Global Asset Management with the ambition to create the world’s largest dedicated natural capital asset management company. The joint venture intends…

2030 Paris-aligned emissions targets across Aware Super’s equity portfolios

Targeting a minimum 30% reduction in emissions in Aware Super’s listed equities portfolio by 2023, which will also incorporate the introduction of a new low-carbon…

Investing in emissions reductions

Impact Investment Group (IIG) commits to ensuring that where our investments are made to have a demonstrable environmental impact they will include an identifiable commitment…

Climate Action 100+ engagement

Pendal Group joined Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) in 2018 and is part of the investor groups engaging Santos to reduce emissions across their value chain,…

Net zero portfolio emissions by 2050

Australian Ethical has set a target of net zero emissions by 2050 for our investments. We have committed to set nearer term reduction targets as…

Climate Action 100+ company engagement with Qantas and BlueScope Steel

VMFC joined the Climate Action 100+ initiative in April 2020 and is now part of the investor groups actively engaging with Qantas and BlueScope Steel…

Reducing carbon in equity portfolios

AustralianSuper integrates climate change in its investment policy, process and disclosures and is working to consistently reduce the carbon exposure in its equities portfolios: Climate…

FAIRR Sustainable Proteins collaborative engagement

FAIRR is a global network of investors addressing ESG issues in protein supply chains. ASI is actively involved in collaborative engagements with FAIRR, including with…

Annual ESG reviews across all asset classes

Local Government Super assesses and monitors ESG risk across our entire portfolio in all asset classes via annual reviews. We assess ESG integration and correlation…

Portfolio decarbonisation strategy

UniSuper has set portfolio targets to encourage the rapid decarbonising of our economy in line with the aims of the Paris agreement. These include: Net…

Collaborative engagement

Aware Super commits to be an ongoing participant in the Climate Action 100+ initiative, and a lead investor engaging with Santos, Origin and AGL.  We…

Integrating climate change into our investments

ASI has put in place a comprehensive, global approach to integrating climate change considerations into investment decisions, including in our Australian portfolios. This includes: Governance…

Climate Action 100+ company engagement with Qantas and Boral

The Queensland Investment Corporation joined the Climate Action 100+ initiative in June 2020 and we commit to be an ongoing participant. We are a support…

Collaboration to advance forestry as a climate solution

New Forests believes that corporate and investment in greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting frameworks do not accurately capture the role of carbon removals by forests and…

Comprehensive climate change engagement

AustralianSuper has identified the most emissions intensive companies in its portfolio and developed an engagement strategy seeking low carbon transition: AustralianSuper is a founder, global…

Carbon emissions and ESG risk reporting

Local Government Super (LGS) reports weighted average carbon intensity (expressed in tons CO2e /$M revenue as recommended by TCFD) and carbon emission figures for both…

Partner of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative

AustralianSuper is a partner of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative (ETI) to work directly with some of Australia’s largest companies in hard-to-abate sectors to…

Demonstrate investable pathways to shift the forestry sector from an emissions source to an emissions sink

New Forests aims to work with clients to embed forestry investment into net zero commitments and will strive to report the climate impact of its…

Climate change engagement plan

HESTA has identified its 12 most emissions intensive ASX holdings based on analysis of its carbon footprint (being AGL, ORG, WPL, STO, BLD, S32, BSL,…

Carbon Neutral Pathway: Better Futures Today

We’re not just investing in property; we’re building better and more sustainable futures for our Investors, customers and communities. At ISPT, we recognise our duty…

100% carbon neutrality

As part of our Carbon Neutral Pathway, ISPT has committed to future generations by taking immediate action on climate change with a 100 per cent…

Renewables, clean technology and transition technology investment

Invest up to $AUD150 million in renewables, clean technology and transition technologies across Aware Super’s Infrastructure and Private Equity portfolios in FY2021. Aware Super will…

Setting emissions reduction targets for individual assets in IFM’s Australian infrastructure portfolio

During FY2019, IFM Investors worked closely with its major Australian infrastructure assets and co-owners to establish emissions reduction targets and pathways through to 2030. IFM…