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  • AIGCC Response to Japan’s Revised Nationally Determined Contribution Under the Paris Agreement

    In response to Japan’s release of a revised Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement, Director of the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, Rebecca Mikula-Wright, said:  “It is discouraging to see that Japan’s revised pledge under the Paris Agreement contains no immediate commitment to greater emissions reductions. In February, global investor organisations wrote to Prime Minister Abe encouraging Japan

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  • International investors: KEPCO should reconsider supporting new overseas coal power plants

    Current and potential international investors in Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) have urged the company to reconsider its plans to finance new overseas coal-fired power plants. The international investors, who have a combined $US5.86 trillion (₩7,178 trillion) in assets under management, have expressed concern that KEPCO’s coal financing plans would counteract the company’s early progress on the low-carbon energy transition

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  • Investors encourage Japanese Government to lift climate ambition with revised Paris pledge

    International investor organisations, whose members have assets under management worth hundreds of trillions in yen, have written to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan to encourage his government to demonstrate global climate change leadership by strengthening its emissions reduction pledges under the Paris Agreement ahead of the crucial 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention

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