Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR)

General

Name of initiative Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR)
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address http://www.ceres.org/investor-network/incr
Related initiatives
Starting year 2003
End year
Secretariat CERES, 99 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111, USA

Organisational structure INCR is the North American arm of the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change (GIC). It is a project of the CERES organisation. INCR Working Groups offer investors the opportunity to engage with their peers to share updates on key research, develop strategies, share best practices and advance ESG issues on a variety fronts, from corporate disclosure and performance to sustainable policy and regulations. Working groups meet monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly via phone or web meeting and are supported by INCR staff.
Geographical coverage North America
Name of lead organisation CERES
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United States of America

Description

Description The Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) is a network of 130 institutional investors representing more than $17 trillion in assets committed to addressing the risks and seizing the opportunities resulting from climate change and other sustainability challenges.

INCR is coordinated by Ceres, a non-profit organization that leads a national coalition of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change and water scarcity.

Objectives INCR’s mission is to mobilize investor leaders to address climate and other key sustainability risks, while building low-carbon investment opportunities
Activities INCR has different working groups that offer investors the opportunity to engage with their peers to share updates on key research, develop strategies, share best practices and advance environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues on a variety fronts, from corporate disclosure and performance to sustainable policy and regulations.

Some of those working groups are the followings: - INCR Policy Working Group - 21st Century Investor working group - Carbon Asset Risk Working Group - SEC/Disclosure Working Group - Investor Initiative for Sustainable Exchanges Working Group - Integrated Reporting Working Group - Investment Consultants Working Group - Investor Water Working Group - Shareholder Initiative on Climate and Sustainability (SICS)

One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Funding, Technical dialogue, Political dialogue
Activity of initiative Financing, Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Advocacy
Indicators
Goals
Comments on indicators and goals
How will goals be achieved
Have you changed or strenghtened your goals
Progress towards the goals
How are you tracking progress of your initiative
Available reporting

Participants

Participants Number Names
Members 210  
Companies 100
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 110
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
2018
210
Have only national states as participators No


Theme

Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 23 July 2019 12:07:40

Not only have national states as participators