Macro Minutes: The Challenges of Measuring Carbon Emissions

In this Macro Minutes video, Portfolio Analyst Nurul Bachik discusses the challenges investors may face when quantifying carbon emissions and suggests a more comprehensive approach to carbon management.

Key Points

  • It is becoming increasingly common to see companies make a commitment to reduce their carbon emissions.
  • For institutional investors interested in managing their portfolio’s carbon footprint, having a solid understanding of how carbon emissions are calculated is key.
  • While there are various challenges institutional investors may face when quantifying carbon emissions, a more holistic approach to carbon management is worth considering.


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