Mona Naqvi

Director
Trucost, a part of S&P Global
Biography

Mona Naqvi is a Director at Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices, working with investors to incorporate climate risk into their investment strategies. Mona advises some of North America's biggest asset owners, asset managers, banks and other financial institutions to support them on low-carbon and fossil fuel free strategies, energy transition analysis, and meeting the recommendations of the FSB-convened Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) for investors.

Mona joined S&P DJI in 2017, after having built the North American presence of the 2-Degrees Investing Initiative (2dii), a prominent sustainable finance NGO, focused on aligning the finance sector with the 2-degree climate goal. At 2dii, she led a research team working on developing ESG metrics and climate risk integration within investment portfolios, led a multiyear research program with Generation on time horizons, and developed key strategic partnerships with globally leading investors on the topic. Prior to that, Mona served as an advisor to the Obama Administration on climate and energy policy, and worked as an Economic Analyst at the UK's Bank of England.

Mona has spoken at a number of global conferences on sustainable investing, and is a published author of several research papers on topics ranging from disruptive technologies, such as alternative currencies, to the problem of 'short-termism' in mainstream finance.

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Steps Toward a Low-Carbon Economy: From Footprints to Forward Estimates of Earnings at Risk

The landmark Paris Agreement to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy marked a sea change in the global fight against climate change. A swelling tide of carbon-limiting regulations has since emerged, shifting the narrative from a largely ethical debate to a material set of risks and opportunities for the financial markets, today. As the Read more […]