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Investing in a 1.5ºC world: aligning business with the Paris Agreement

A major focal point of AXA’s new climate strategy is an overarching target to align its investments with the Paris Agreement, thereby committing to achieve a 1.5°C warming potential by 2050. But what exactly does being a 1.5ºC investor mean? And how does “warming potential” serve as a yardstick for measuring “Paris-alignment”? In the News
Nov 27, 2019
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In fact, since 2015, AXA has acted on its investments by implementing a “divest / invest” strategy based on a green investment target and active coal divestment. This was later extended to its insurance underwriting business.