On 14 June Frédéric Janbon, Chief Executive Officer of BNPP AM and Mark Lewis, Head of Sustainability Research at BNPP AM, attended the second edition of the Vatican Dialogue at the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences on “The Energy Transition and Care for Our Common Home” hosted by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the University of Notre Dame.
His Holiness, Pope Francis addressed participants, – executives from the world’s leading oil and gas producers as well as global investors. Participants agreed on several topics, including the urgent need for a systematic transition to a low-carbon emissions future, consistent with care for people, aimed at keeping global warming below 2°C.
BNP Paribas Asset Management along with most of Dialogue participants were also signatories to joint statements on the importance of carbon pricing toward the reduction of emissions, and the necessity for disclosures to provide clear information on strategies and actions, governance process and performance regarding climate change.1
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