Climate change

Climate change is the defining issue of our time and we are at a pivotal moment. Without drastic action now, it will be difficult and costly to adapt. Find out more about our approach and involvement with COP26.

Climate Change: Our Approach for Investments

This document sets out the role we play in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy, and how the adaptation to climate change impacts our products and investment decisions.

Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Our TCFD report outlines our innovations in climate strategy, investment and reporting

Climate Change in Focus

Discover how abrdn is committed to help tackling climate change.


COP26 and beyond

Ahead of and during COP26, we’re sharing more about the role we have in putting the planet on the path to net zero, and how we’re helping our clients to achieve their own climate objectives. Change starts now.

COP26 – find out more
Climate net zero

Net zero

We are committed to playing a constructive role in the decarbonisation of the global economy and serving the long-term interests of our clients. We are proud to be a signatory of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, with a dedicated focus on financing the transition to a low-carbon economy. Read our Climate Investment Strategy white paper.

Investing for Net Zero

The science - and art - of Paris-aligned investing

Net-zero - idle promises?

Real estate: our pathway to net-zero carbon

Net Zero Directed Investing - what it means for us

Climate scenario

Scenario analysis

abrdn has developed a bespoke approach to climate scenario analysis, that integrates the macro and micro drivers of climate impacts on asset prices within a probabilistic framework.

Read our recently published full White Paper

Read abridged version of the White Paper

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Climate Thought leadership

Thought Leadership

Environmental considerations underpin all our investment activities. We believe putting Climate factors at the heart of our investment process is the right thing to do and can generate better outcomes for our clients. Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world.

Net Zero Climate Investment Strategy white paper. 31st May 2021

Strategic Asset Allocation: ESG's new frontier. 31st March 2021

Investing in a Changing Climate. 31st March 2021

Going Green: A climate policy toolkit for investors. 31st March 2021

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Risk Warning

The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and you may get back less than the amount invested.