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Net Zero, Now What?

Toronto, February 11, 2021 – As part of its 2021 Outlook for Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk, the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) sees 2021 as the time to establish concrete plans for the ambitious carbon emissions reduction goals set in 2020 by all major economies and some leading financial firms.

A Message from Sonia Baxendale, President & CEO, Global Risk Institute

Watching Amanda Gorman bravely take the stage today at the Presidential Inauguration, is a moment many of us will long remember. Under a clear blue sky, where just two weeks ago we watched violence and destruction reign, this young woman recited her magnificent poem “The Hill We Climb”.

2020 Q4 Credit Outlook Survey-IACPM News Release

New York, NY – Members of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers say waves of government stimulus have bailed out companies hard hit by the pandemic and stabilized their corporate loan portfolios. At the same time, though, members are concerned about the long-term impact of so much stimulus as the mammoth amount of liquidity could ignite inflation and lead to higher interest rates.

Institutional Investors find Alpha in Climate Risk Matrices: Global Survey Finds

Led by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (University of Waterloo), the Global Risk Institute and Stanford Global Projects Center (Stanford University), a global survey of institutional investors managing $2-trillion (U.S.) identified a need for concise and interpretable information regarding risks portfolios face from physical climate change.