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2014 Investor Statement on Climate Change

Posted October 8, 2014

Portfolio 21 is one of many signatories to the Investor Statement on Climate Change, which was prepared by a coalition of institutional investors seeking to expand opportunities for low carbon and climate resilient investments. Ways in which institutional investors can contribute include: working with policy makers, identifying and evaluating low…  

Climate Disclosure Standards Board Statement

Posted October 8, 2014

Recognizing the challenge that climate change will have on economic activity, Portfolio 21 joined other investors and corporations to collectively voice our concern through the Climate Disclosure Standards Board… on the lack of “comprehensive and comparable” climate related information in mainstream corporate reports. To address this gap, the Climate Change  

Letter to Environmental Protection Agency re: methane regulation

Posted October 8, 2014

Methane is a highly potent greenhouse gas 84 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 20 year time period. The oil and gas industry is the largest emitter of methane in the U.S.1 Due to methane’s significant contribution to global climate change, Portfolio 21 joined with other investors  

New Holding: American Express Company

Posted October 1, 2014

The American Express Company’s products and services include charge and credit payment card products as well as travel-related services. The company operates on a closed loop network where American Express directly issues credit cards to its cardholders and opens merchant accounts. Impacts and Opportunities for Consumer Finance Companies Market Growth…  

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