A Look To The Future – Climate Change & Investment Returns


Investors can no longer ignore climate change. Long gone are the days of debating whether it even exists; climate change is here and it is going to have a major impact on the way we live.

As scientists continue to monitor how our efforts are impacting weather patterns and the surface temperature of the planet, economists have also been paying closer attention to how it will affect investment returns.

It is also having a major impact on how we, as individuals, choose to invest our money, as more and more of us seek out investments that incorporate Environmental, Social and corporate Governance (ESG) criteria.

While it has been found that rising temperatures are not always bad for growth, the overarching message is that both individuals and governments cannot stand still in tackling the degradation of our planet.

In this guide you will find some facts about climate change that can help all of us better understand climate change and the role that human activities play. It also makes some suggestions about actions that we can take as individuals to manage our carbon footprint and what asset managers, such as Schroders, are doing to better understand the risks climate change poses to investments.

Please visit the downloads section at the bottom of our news page to access the guide.

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