The SBAI expands on existing frameworks for GHG-emission accounting to develop a methodology that allows for the incorporation of derivatives and short positions. The framework outlines the case for inclusion from the perspective of measurement of GHG-emission risk exposure and sustainability outcomes (impact).
There is much debate in the alternative investment industry about the role of short selling in responsible investment in general and specifically in net zero frameworks. In this thought piece we discuss the importance of short selling in the transition to a low carbon environment and suggest how it should be accounted for in net zero frameworks.
Equity-based strategies are diverse, investments can be in both public and private equities, make use of long and short positions, and may include derivative positions. This toolbox memo looks at the practical implementation of Responsible Investment in equity long/short strategies.