Despite 80% increase in proposals submitted in annual shareholder meetings over last decade, environmental & social factors comprise only 7%.
Aligning financial markets with a sustainable future
Planet Tracker is an award-winning non-profit financial think tank aligning capital markets with planetary boundaries.
Planet Tracker provides insightful, applicable information to financial professionals to assist investment decision-making through data-driven and financially- grounded research which assesses transition pathways for global industry sectors and the implications for individual companies within specific sectors.
Celebrating World Biodiversity Day on 22 May,, we imagine how time and money spent on the creation of the much-hyped metaverse – persistent virtual worlds that combine aspects of the digital and physical worlds – could be used to build the ‘natureverse’, a perfect mirroring of the physical world (nature) by persistent digital worlds (financial markets).
Our Recent Reports
ESG ProposalsAnalysis of proposals submitted and votes cast globally in annual shareholder meetings from 2012-2021 shows that, despite a rising trend in ESG proposals over the last decade, social and environmental factors, comprised only 5% and 2% of these proposals respectively. Over the last five years, plastic issues have been raised only eight times and the word ‘biodiversity’ has only once made the agenda.
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Redefining how financial and environmental data interact
Planet Tracker combines financial, environmental, scientific and data analysis expertise to speak about ecological limits in a language familiar to the financial community.
We have a 'duty of care' to address potential ecological resource fault lines
International recognition for our work
We work to embed the true value of nature into global capital flows
Our initial focus is on global industry sectors defined by significant investment flows in the context of the planetary boundaries that are most threatened. We aim to unlock, mobilize and redirect the power of capital markets to deliver on sustainable development objectives.