- July 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and LGIM America (LGIMA) today announced a new partnership to turbocharge investor leadership on climate change and rapidly reduce emissions across industries and sectors.This new collaboration is the first of its kind between a leading environmental nonprofit and a global asset management firm. Today’s announcement builds on the momentum of a historic proxy season and a rapidly evolving landscape.
“Investors have a tremendous opportunity to accelerate corporate climate progress by aligning their voices and choices with the concrete actions needed to actually achieve net zero,” said Ben Ratner, Associate Vice President of EDF+Business, EDF’s corporate engagement division.
“LGIM (LGIMA’s parent company) has a long history of consistently raising the bar for climate leadership, for example by advocating for Paris-aligned public policies and by establishing its Climate Impact Pledge. Now is the time for all…