Financial markets and climate change
While the immediate impact of the conference's results on financial markets was not significant, COP28 yielded several key commitments and agreements with potential long-term implications for sectors such as energy, finance, and industry. Notably, discussions centred around the transition to renewable energy, decarbonization efforts, and the establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund. These developments may significantly influence market trends and investment decisions, particularly within the renewable energy and sustainable technologies sectors.
COP28 emphasized the crucial role of private capital in achieving net-zero emissions, acknowledging a substantial funding gap that must be addressed to meet climate goals, and highlighted the importance of mobilizing private investment and the role of financial institutions in supporting climate action.
How do we contribute on behalf of our clients?
At Rothschild & Co, we recognize the profound impact of Climate Change on capital flows and investments. Consequently, we have positioned climate change and the imperative to decarbonize the global economy at the core of our sustainability approach. Our objectives are twofold: we support our clients to reduce risks and enhance opportunities for their investments, and we help them contribute to the decarbonization of the real economy through the companies we invest in.