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About investing in climate resilience
Mar 20, 2024

About investing in climate resilience

Texas is pushing back against ESG investments, and a new paper argues that climate resilience is an investment opportunity.

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The latest in a backlash to ESG

Texas’ school fund is pulling $8.5 billion from BlackRock, arguing that the country’s biggest asset manager is hostile to the fossil fuel industry. This is ultimately a fight over what’s called ESG investing, where environmental, social and corporate governance issues factor into investment decision making.

The case for broader investment in climate resilience

Private equity investor Jay Koh says more than 800 companies in the public markets offer solutions that create financial opportunity.
Climate change increases risks we already understand, like wildfires, drought and supply chain disruptions, says Jay Koh of the Lightsmith Group.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
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