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Zurich commits to avoid 5 mln metric tons of CO2 emissions annually

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The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group, the leading insurer on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), is to become the first large institutional investor to prioritize the ‘impact’ rather than monetary amount of its impact investment portfolio. Zurich will focus on its targets of avoiding 5 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent emissions annually – the amount emitted in a year by one million cars – and improving each year the lives of 5 million people – comparable to the population of Ireland. As of the end of September, the portfolio helped avoid 2.9 million tons of CO2 equivalent emissions and…

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Zurich commits to avoid 5 mln metric tons of CO2 emissions annually

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group, the leading insurer on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), is to become the first large institutional investor to prioritize the ‘impact’ rather than monetary amount of its impact investment portfolio. Zurich will focus on its targets of avoiding 5 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent emissions annually –…