Aviva Investors’ Steve Waygood blogs from the 2016 UN World Investment Forum in Nairobi, where the Aviva & Corporate Knights 2016 Sustainable Stock Exchange Report was launched this week.
Aviva’s Zelda Bentham blogs about her first climate summit in Paris and what the changes meant to Aviva. She explores Aviva’s fulfilments and future commitments in the effort to shrink our carbon footprint leading up to 2020.
Steve Waygood of Aviva illustrates the feel of COP21 and shares his pleasures of being a part of an organisation that became the first carbon neutral insurer on a worldwide basis, setting an ambitious emissions reduction targets of 50% by 2030 in light of the summit.
Aviva’s Simon Oswald echoes the role of the stock exchange in climate change and the positive effects it could have on creating sustainable businesses. He warns against an apathetic stance on a persistent situation…
Aviva’s very own Sam White strikes us with alarming figures on the potential catastrophe climate change presents and what it would mean in both human and financial terms globally. He effortlessly highlights Aviva’s support of an ambitious global deal to limit climate change to two degrees or less.
Without the right policies to keep people safe from extreme weather conditions and rising seas, climate change could drive over 100 million more people into poverty by 2030. The Paris Summit is in its second week – the aim is to sign a new, legally binding climate change agreement for 2020. Here's an update from our very own Zelda Bentham, Group Head of Sustainability who is at the summit right now…
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