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Opinion Column - 12/01/2016

Post COP21: How well companies & investors are positioned to respond to climate change 

COP 21 is ‘historic’ – a first in history, and now, behind us. But the work towards realising its significant achievements has only just begun.

Rating agencies, such as Vigeo Eiris, have responsibility to hold companies to account on how they address climate change risks and their development of energy transition strategies.
As intermediaries between investors and companies, we too play a role in the process of the allocation of capital. All these stakeholder groups are vital in redirecting the allocation of capital to support the urgent pathway ahead that COP 21 aims to achieve.

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Keywords : Environment, ESG, Rating, World