Financial Services

Gaia pressroom

27.09.2018

Why investors should prepare for climatic risks of their real estate assets

The built environment is of utter importance to decarbonize – ahead of other sectors – in order to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees. Consequently, climate change is becoming a central theme within the financial industry. Meanwhile, a considerable and increasing share of our buildings are exposed to various climate-related risks.

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Financial Services

Mikko Halonen

14.10.2016

The financial sector is only half awake with the advancing impacts of climate change

The multiple impacts of climate change are being felt in the global economy with increasing force and through a number of interconnected pathways. The approach chosen by Finnish actors in the financial sector to date, have generally been reactive and defensive - consisting mainly of carbon footprint assessments and occasional divestments from fossil based assets.

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