Exxon saying there is no risk does not constitute prudent management of shareholder funds - its like King Canute assuming he can hold back the tide, but investors can see that a shift in energy is already coming in.
On 14th May 2014, Carbon Tracker received the Guardian Sustainable Business Award for Innovation in Communicating Sustainability!
Judges of the panel said "Carbon Tracker has made a real rumble in the financial market that is hard to ignore!" We will continue to actively challenge the financial markets mechanism, challenging unsustainable assumptions and reframing the climate debate in order to align the financial markets and climate security.
Unburnable Carbon – Are the world’s financial markets carrying a carbon bubble? In March 2012, Carbon Tracker’s seminal report ‘Unburnable Carbon’ was Highly Commended in the City of London’s Sustainability Awards. This award-winning analysis by Carbon Tracker discovers that: Already in 2011,…
Unburnable carbon 2013: Wasted capital and stranded assets This new research from Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE calls for regulators, governments and investors to re-evaluate energy business models against carbon…
Carbon Tracker’s research has created a new debate around climate change and investment. This report – “Carbon Supply Cost Curves: Evaluating Financial Risk to Capital Expenditures” – is a risk analysis which provides a tool for the majority of investors who…
Carbon Tracker bridges the carbon and the financial agendas
"Having written my first report on climate change in 1978, I have been dutifully tracking the evolving science for half a lifetime, but only on Friday 15 July 2011 did I truly feel that the climate, carbon and financial agendas had been spot-welded in a way that potentially brings all of this right home to people such as asset owners, rating agencies, brokers, analysts, investment bankers, accountants, data providers and financial regulators."
Carbon Tracker research as investment tool
“Carbon Tracker's work on Unburnable Carbon should be compulsory reading for anyone in finance. Asset managers, regulators and ratings agencies need to make sure they are not on the wrong side of this issue.”