AIIB and Amundi launch Climate Change Investment Framework to drive Asia’s Green recovery and transition 

Wednesday 09 September 2020

ESG, Expert Talk

 

The AIIB-Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework is being launched today by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi. This new benchmark investor tool provides, for the first time, an holistic issuer-level assessment of both climate change risks and opportunities in line with the three objectives of the Paris Agreement.

Endorsed by the Climate Bonds Initiative, a major international certifier and industry thought leader in the green and climate bond market, the AIIB-Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework translates the three Paris Agreement key objectives into fundamental metrics to equip investors with a new tool to assess the level of issuers alignment with climate change mitigation, adaptation and low-carbon transition objectives.

This Framework is the first investment benchmark tool taking a holistic approach to analyzing issuer’s climate change performance based on the three objectives of the Paris Agreement.

We are proud to launch this Framework with AIIB as we continue to make strides in the field of climate finance. Mobilizing key stakeholders in supporting the Paris Agreement in Asia is in line with the commitment by Amundi to both ESG investing and the region as a whole. This new Framework will further help the investment community address climate change through the mobilization of capital for emerging markets where it is much needed.

Y. Perrier, CEO of Amundi

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