Sustainable Equities Boutique
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Viewpoint | Read | 4 min

Embracing net zero targets the right way

With Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh being the venue of this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP), it’s worth remembering that developing economies bear most of the negative effects of emissions mainly produced in industrialized nations. Therefore, the onus is on western companies to go “net zero carbon”, but how to measure their progress? One common yardstick for investors is the carbon footprint method – or the more encompassing “potential avoided emissions” method propagated by Vontobel’s impact investing team.

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Sustainable Equities Boutique
2022-11-07_clean-tech-impact-report-2022-renewables_teaser
White Paper | Read | 15 min

Global Environmental Change strategy impact report 2022: Renewables with prospects in a gas-deprived world

The renewables industry looks set to benefit from tightening regulation in the European Union, or a recently signed US law aiming to decarbonize the US power sector. The nascent “clean energy” industry, which encompasses areas such as electric vehicles, batteries, or hydrogen produced in a sustainable manner, opens new opportunities for investors as well.

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