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How Making Smart Financial Decisions Can Have a Positive Impact on Climate Change

7 days ago   |   By Time

Harry Campbell for TIME
There's a lot of responsibility that comes with managing a fund with $1.5 trillion in assets-a responsibility that Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund , the largest pension fund in the world, faces every day. We have more than 5,000 stocks and 3,400 bond issuers in our portfolio, and the fund is designed to operate with a 100-year, multi­generational time frame.
Unlike investors with a shorter time horizon, we consider climate change to be a systemic risk affecting the entire range of our investments, one that can't be eliminated simply through...
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