Swiss Climate Scores

Best practice transparency on the Paris alignment of investments

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Switzerland and its financial market are committed to transitioning to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This is needed to honor its obligations under the Paris Agreement of holding the increase in the global temperature to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. Current science indicates that global warming beyond 1.5°C has potentially catastrophic impacts on the natural world and human society.

The Swiss climate scores establish best-practice transparency on the Paris-alignment of financial investments to foster investment decisions that contribute to reaching the climate goals.


Indicators

Current state

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greenhous gas emissions intensity & footprint of portfolio

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Exposure to fossil fuel activities

Share of companies in portfolio with activities in coal and other fossil fuels.


Transition to net zero

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Verified commitments to net-zero

Share of companies in portfolio with verified commitments to net-zero and credible interim targets.

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Management to net-zero

Investment strategy with a goal to reduce the carbon emissions of the underlying investments. Verified commitment to net-zero.

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Credible climate stewardship

Share of companies currently under active climate engagement. Climate votes supported. Membership in a climate engagement initiative.

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Global warming potential

The level of global warming that would occur if the global economy acted with the same ambition as the companies in the portfolio.


Further information

Last modification 28.07.2022

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