“Indeed, fund managers are sensitive to disclosures only in the presence of binding commitments to environment sustainability. Sustainable funds lower their CR score by reducing exposure to fossil fuels, not by increasing exposure to renewables.”
[COMMENTARY] This is a highly insightful paper that illuminates the carbon risk of conventional and sustainable US mutual funds.
Keeping Promises? Carbon Risk (CR) Disclosure and Mutual Fund Portfolios, by John R. Nofsinger, University of Alaska Anchorage and Abhishek Varma, Illinois State University. April 27, 2021.