Investor interviews on climate disclosure and decision-making: Key findings

Published on: May 28, 2019

In the latter half of 2018, CPA Canada conducted interviews with institutional investors with assets under management totalling approximately $1.9 trillion, as well as a bond rating agency and a third-part data provider. Interviewees were primarily from Canada, with some from the U.S. and Europe.

The result?

Investors are clearly seeing the business imperative related to assessing climate-related financial information and the risks of not doing so.

Successful companies will pay attention

Understand what climate-related information investors use in decision-making and how they use it, so you can provide better decision-useful climate-related financial disclosures.

And, learn about the impact, if any of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) recommendations on investor decision-making.

Additional key findings from these interviews will enable and support:

  • sharing of best practices on climate-related decision-making within the investor community
  • potential levers of change to address issues related to the disclosure of climate-related financial information in the capital markets


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