Huffington Post: The Role of Investors After Paris

Boston Common’s President Geeta Aiyer was in the COP21 ‘blue zone’ in Paris for Energy Day, as the investor voice on energy efficiency during the historic negotiations. I sat down with her to ask about the role of investors in achieving COP21’s goals. Here’s our chat:

“Q. Will we be marking 12 December 2065 as the 50 anniversary of the day we finally took the transition to a low carbon economy seriously?

Geeta: The historic agreement signed this month in Paris by global leaders, is the exciting first major step in a very important journey! COP21 set a level of ambition unprecedented at climate summits. For the first time ever, we as individuals and investors have a clear, long-term goal to achieve an early peak of greenhouse gas emissions and zero overall global emissions in the second half of this century.”

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