The earth’s hottest year just ended. Now, investors are turning their attention to artificial intelligence and ESG as top issues in 2024, a Bernstein survey of 49 global institutional investors focused on environmental, social and governance factors found. – Barron’s, Jan. 9, 2024

Investing in nature to address climate change, support biodiversity, and protect ocean health—and more—is expected to reach record levels this year in response to more regulation and market demand, according to Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm. But will it be enough? – Barron’s, Jan. 9, 2024

The U.S. saw record-breaking thunderstorm damage in 2023, an analysis by reinsurer Munich Re found, as losses across North America and Europe reached a new height of $76 billion. – Wall Street Journal, Jan. 9, 2024

New research from the Bank of Canada finds a link between extreme temperatures and credit conditions, highlighting how heatwaves lead to financial distress. – Investment Executive, Jan. 8, 2024

A $300 million investment into the energy transition by a Texas education investor highlights how fiduciaries are finding ways to navigate gaps in rules designed by conservative officials to keep environmental, social and governance considerations out of public investment portfolios. – FT, Jan. 7, 2024

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