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Our voluntary recommendations and guidance aim to support financial institutions in developing and implementing credible, high-ambition strategies for achieving net zero.

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Measuring Portfolio Alignment: Enhancement, Convergence, and Adoption (August 2022)

This publication, open for public consultation until September 12, 2022, provides a practitioner perspective for measuring the alignment of investment, lending, and underwriting activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement and critical 2050 global net-zero objectives. The report proposes and seeks guidance on portfolio alignment use cases as well as enhanced guidance for designing and implementing portfolio alignment metrics. We welcome comments from stakeholders across business, government, academia, and civil society. Feedback will be reviewed by GFANZ and inform the final version of the report, which will be published ahead of COP27.

To learn more about the work of the GFANZ Portfolio Alignment Measurement workstream, view its 2022 Concept Note on Portfolio Alignment Measurement.

Consultation period: August 9 – September 12, 2022

GFANZ consultation

Measuring Portfolio Alignment: Enhancement, Convergence, and Adoption (August 2022)

This publication, open for public consultation until September 12, 2022, provides a practitioner perspective for measuring the alignment of investment, lending, and underwriting activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement and critical 2050 global net-zero objectives. The report proposes and seeks guidance on portfolio alignment use cases as well as enhanced guidance for designing and implementing portfolio alignment metrics. We welcome comments from stakeholders across business, government, academia, and civil society. Feedback will be reviewed by GFANZ and inform the final version of the report, which will be published ahead of COP27.

To learn more about the work of the GFANZ Portfolio Alignment Measurement workstream, view its 2022 Concept Note on Portfolio Alignment Measurement.

Consultation period: August 9 – September 12, 2022

Towards a Global Baseline for Net-zero Transition Planning (June 2022)

This guide provides an overview of five GFANZ publications on transition planning published in June 2022.

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Recommendations and Guidance on Financial Institution Net-zero Transition Plans (June 2022)

This publication, open for public consultation until July 27, 2022, describes how financial institutions across the financial system can operationalize their net-zero commitments and support the real-economy transition. It introduces GFANZ’s proposed global, pan-sector recommendations and provides voluntary guidance on net-zero transition plans for financial institutions. We welcome comments on this report from stakeholders across business, government, academia, and civil society. Feedback will be reviewed by GFANZ and incorporated into the final version of the report.

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Recommendations and Guidance on Financial Institution Net-zero Transition Plans (June 2022)

Recommendations and Guidance on Financial Institution Net-zero Transition Plans (June 2022)

Recommendations and Guidance on Financial Institution Net-zero Transition Plans (June 2022)

This publication, open for public consultation until July 27, 2022, describes how financial institutions across the financial system can operationalize their net-zero commitments and support the real-economy transition. It introduces GFANZ’s proposed global, pan-sector recommendations and provides voluntary guidance on net-zero transition plans for financial institutions. We welcome comments on this report from stakeholders across business, government, academia, and civil society. Feedback will be reviewed by GFANZ and incorporated into the final version of the report.

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Guidance on Use of Sectoral Pathways for Financial Institutions (June 2022)

Guidance on Use of Sectoral Pathways for Financial Institutions (June 2022)

This publication offers guidance and a framework to help financial institutions evaluate suitability of sectoral pathways in their transition planning process and implementation efforts.

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Introductory Note on Expectations for Real-economy Transition Plans (June 2022)

This note introduces the work that GFANZ is doing to support and accelerate the development of real-economy transition plans by providing clarity around the expectations of financial institutions.

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Introductory Note on Expectations for Real-economy Transition Plans (June 2022)

Introductory Note on Expectations for Real-economy Transition Plans (June 2022)

Introductory Note on Expectations for Real-economy Transition Plans (June 2022)

This note introduces the work that GFANZ is doing to support and accelerate the development of real-economy transition plans by providing clarity around the expectations of financial institutions.

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The Managed Phaseout of High-emitting Assets (June 2022)

This publication provides a preliminary and high-level approach to support the identification of assets where managed phaseout could be appropriate, offers an initial overview of potential financial mechanisms that could support managed phaseout, and includes initial guidance on the features of a credible asset-level phaseout plan.

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