“Net zero emissions are achieved when anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere are balanced by anthropogenic removals over a specified period”

International Panel on Climate Change 

“Net zero is now an organising principle that is cascading from the global to the country and the company”

 Mark Carney 

The term Net Zero is becoming entrenched in political and business life as governments, banks, insurers, asset owners and, not least, corporates sign up to demanding pledges to reduce carbon emissions in the service of limiting global temperature rises to within 1.5C. Our extensive Special Report looks at Net Zero through an institutional lens, talking to leading pension funds about their climate related commitments, but covering also areas like carbon pricing, portfolio transition, blended finance and the latest investment research