Climate change has finally become a mainstream investment topic within the financial industry. The wider availability of better-quality data together with the political will to achieve international climate goals have shifted the focus from investment risks to -opportunities.

It is possible to build an equity market neutral position with a negative portfolio CO2 footprint to hedge (or lower) current footprints in financial and non-financial assets.



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Climate change and the consequences for classical benchmarks

White paper


The search for climate-smart investments - the case of European equities

Update 2019
(with ISS ESG)

1st Edition 2017
(with South Pole Group Climate Solutions)


Ulf Füllgraf

Managing Director at Alpha Centauri

"We have extensive experience in factor based investments strategies. Based on ISS-ETHIX´s database, we developed a suite of climate smart portfolios - spanning equity long only, market neutral and long short solutions."


Maximilian Horster

Managing Director at ISS

"We see great interest from investors who both wish to tackle climate change, and to rely on well-proven methods for creating added value in purely financial terms."

Climate Smart Long Only

Long Only factor investment with market exposure but reduced carbon exposure.

Factsheet: English German

Climate Smart Long Short

An alternative to hedge funds, with a focus on performance and a negative portfolio carbon exposure.

Factsheet: English German

Bespoke Solutions

Equity solutions (Long Only/Long Short) targeting individual requirements.

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