Perspectives

Driving climate solutions

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time. ​

For almost two decades we have worked with governments and clients to drive the energy transition and advance practical solutions to climate challenges. We have built market leading capabilities in investing directly into climate mitigation and adaptation infrastructure and in supporting our clients and portfolio companies to decarbonise their activities. 

We are committed to playing a leading role in achieving global net zero emissions by 2050.

Macquarie, climate change and the energy transition

50GW+

of green energy projects in development, construction or operations

$A63b

invested and arranged in green energy since 2010

#1

Global Renewables Financial Advisor 2020, 2019 and 20181

Environmental products bank of the year

Energy Risk Awards 20204


Macquarie Group is committed to align its activities with the global goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

We will do this by reaching net zero for our own business operations by 2025 and aligning the emissions associated with our financing activities by 2050. 

Macquarie Asset Management, the world’s largest infrastructure manager, has previously announced a plan to manage its portfolio in line with global net zero emissions by 2040.

Our capabilities and commitments

We're driving the green transition through practical climate solutions.​

  • Developing and investing in green energy
  • Creating climate resilient infrastructure
  • Enabling the decarbonisation of clients and portfolio companies
  • Aligning our activities with net zero by 2050. 

Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitment reflects our responsibility to clients, shareholders and the communities in which we operate.

We regularly disclose climate risks, report on our progress across our businesses and support a range of global climate initiatives.

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