Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe | Making the Case for Investors and the Private Sector to Work Towards Reducing the Risks of Nuclear Weapons

The ravages of COVID-19 and climate change should make clear that government alone cannot protect us from existential risks.  Sustainable investors and the private sector need to leverage their capacity for innovation, vast resources, and influence in an effort to prevent nuclear conflict. Even a single detonation could shock global capital markets and economies, our jobs and way of life and, ultimately, our personal health.In addition to detailing the risks of nuclear conflict and its potential impact on markets and economies, this new report lays out:A range of screens that ESG investors should use when assessing how target investments might be contributing to nuclear weapons risks. It should be more than a question of divestment or not, and a range of industries need to be considered when looking at the nuclear supply chain and the possibility of conflict.Impact investments that can and should be made to lessen the risk of nuclear conflict.

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