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The statement recognizes the role investors play in financing clean energy, outlines the specific steps they are committing to take, and calls on policymakers to take action that supports, rather than limits, investments in clean energy and climate solutions.
It was coordinated by the four investor groups on climate change - Ceres' Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) in
"Church investors are making investments in the low carbon economy and encouraging companies to reduce the carbon emissions associated with their business activities. But without effective public policy there simply will not be the economic incentives that investors and companies require to take all the actions required to prevent dangerous climate change. Calling for better public policy is a vital part of our ethical investment response to climate change. We urge governments involved in the climate change talks to take note of what investors are saying."
In addition, the investor groups have launched a public online database of select low carbon investments made by asset owners such as pension funds and insurance companies. Investments listed by the Church's National Investing Bodies include solar and wind energy, sustainable forestry and green buildings
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