2° Investing Initiative | Bringing Climate Assessments for Household Credit into the 21st Century

The Paris Agreement Art. 2.1© creates a political mandate to align financial flows with climate goals, sparking a flurry of activity by state and non-state actors to develop the needed methodologies. There has been significant progress in this regard with projects such as the Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment and “Developing Sustainable Energy Investment (SEI) metrics, benchmarks and assessment tools for the financial sectors”. This report situates itself in the broader context of above mentioned market initiatives and research around aligning financial markets with the Paris Agreement with a focus on 2°C scenario and climate assessments for consumer loans.

The Paris Agreement Art. 2.1© creates a political mandate to align financial flows with climate goals, sparking a flurry of activity by state and non-state actors to develop the needed methodologies. There has been significant progress in this regard with projects such as the Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment and “Developing Sustainable Energy Investment (SEI) metrics, benchmarks and assessment tools for the financial sectors”. This report situates itself in the broader context of above mentioned market initiatives and research around aligning financial markets with the Paris Agreement with a focus on 2°C scenario and climate assessments for consumer loans.

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