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Beyond 1.5 Degrees: What the LCTR Tells Us About Companies Managing Their Climate Risk

The LCTR rating of over 8,000 companies shows that global temperatures will rise 3.1 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial averages. This article looks at the overall performance of these companies and the industries that are leading on climate.

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Lines in the Sand: How Canada’s Oil Sands Companies Can Pave Their Way to Net Zero

Post-COP 28 countries have agreed to an orderly transition away from fossil fuels. This article explores what that could look like for Canada’s oil and gas producers.

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The SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule: A Step in the Right Direction

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published the final version of its long-awaited Climate Disclosure Rule. The final rule differs significantly from its original draft and further departs from other standards about to be implemented around the globe.

ESG in Conversation: Asset Owners Share Their Views on the Changing Investment Landscape

Tune in to learn about asset owners’ views on ESG investing, discover what major food companies can do to reduce their rising emissions, and find out whether companies are ready for CSRD.

Climate Transition Risk: 6 Investor Questions Answered

This video interview provides insight into the challenges institutional investors face as they struggle to comply with the growing slate of climate-related reporting frameworks and standards, while trying to identify, manage and mitigate climate transition risks in their portfolios.

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Big Food’s Broken Promises: The Data Behind the Food Industry’s Rising Emissions

Using Low Carbon Transition Ratings data, we look at six major food companies and identify where they need to go beyond targets to meet their stated net-zero goals.

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Constructing Zero Deforestation Portfolios to Combat Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss

The world’s forests are under threat, putting ecosystem services and global economic wealth in danger. But investors can help to fight deforestation. In this article, learn the reasons why investors should pursue zero deforestation portfolios.

ESG in Conversation: Combatting Greenwashing in Financial Markets

We’re talking all about greenwashing this episode. What is it? How can asset managers spot it? And what can they do to steer clear in their portfolios and investment products?

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The State of ESG Risk Across Industries: Three Key Takeaways From Our Annual Industry Reports

Morningstar Sustainalytics’ Annual ESG Risk Ratings Industry Reports are now available. Discover the cross-industry insights that emerge from this year’s reports and the research behind them.

ESG in Conversation: ISSB Sets New Standards for Sustainability Reporting

In this episode, learn about the upcoming greenhouse gas reporting requirements for North American companies, EU's Fit for 55 package and the implication for companies in the region, and what the newly published ISSB standards mean for companies and investors.

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The Raw Materials Crunch: Industry Risks Due to Physical Scarcity, Supply Concentration and Intense Demand

As demand for critical raw materials increases, due in part to the low-carbon transition, industries reliant on those materials face growing risks. In this article, discover what’s driving those risks.

It’s Not Just Wildfires and Hurricanes: Extreme Heat Is a Silent Killer for Companies

Extreme heat could account for 65% of North America’s productivity losses by 2030, Sustainalytics says.

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Mandatory Scope 3 Emissions Reporting in the U.S. and Canada: Most Companies Are Unprepared

Learn just how prepared U.S. and Canadian companies are for the proposed scope 3 emissions disclosure rules and how investors can leverage engagement to help companies meet the various challenges of GHG emissions reporting.

Policy Responses to Climate Change: The EU’s Fit for 55 Package and Its Implications for Companies and Investors

Governments need to be more decisive to slow global temperature rise. The EU’s Fit for 55 package, with its ambitious targets for energy-intensive sectors, is an example of the required policy response needed to decarbonize global economies.

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An Analysis of Financial Losses and the Near-Term Physical Risks of Climate Change

Using data from our Physical Climate Risk Metrics, we discover which sectors are most vulnerable to physical climate risks and the regions contributing the most to those risks.

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Where There’s Smoke: Wildfires and the Impact of Non-GHG Emissions

Non-GHG emissions will increase as the physical impacts of climate change continue to materialize. Our analysis shows that companies could be doing more to eliminate hazardous non-GHG air emissions from their operations.

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What the New ISSB Climate Standard Means for Investors

Examining the goals and key features of the newly published ISSB climate-related disclosures standard and what they mean for investors.

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Scope 3 Supply Chain Emissions: Five Questions Investors Need to Know

To assess climate-related transition risks, investors should evaluate GHG emissions across portfolio companies’ value chains. In this blog post we’ll answer the key questions investors need to know about supply chain GHG emissions, and why decarbonization of the supply chain is an essential component of an effective climate transition strategy.

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Managing Risks for a Changing Climate: A Guide for Institutional Investors

Gain a better understanding of physical and transition climate risks and their potential impacts to effectively respond to climate risks in investment portfolios and comply with the growing list of climate-focused reporting frameworks and regulations.

How to Achieve Net Zero? Match Action to Ambition

Morningstar Sustainalytics’ president on the gains and pains in the fight against climate change.