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4 sustainability tipping points to watch ahead of COP26

Person on cliff, forest, mist, sunset; tipping points for sustainable investment

There have been a number of positive tipping points in the shift to sustainability over the past year, investors say. Image: Unsplash / @johngibbons

Felix Preston
Director of Sustainability Insights, Generation Investment Management LLP
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Bar chart showing increasing assets under management as part of the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative, December 2020 - July 2021.
The rapid rise of assets under management as part of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, December 2020 - July 2021. Image: Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative
Bar chart showing increasing investment into natural solutions from 2016 to 2020 by total deal volume and number of transactions.
Investment flows into natural solutions tripled between 2016 and 2020. Image: CB Insights, Generation Investment Management
Line graph showing new cycling and liveable-streets projects announced and implemented in Europe in the year from March 2020.
Thousands of kilometres of low traffic neighbourhoods have been added throughout Europe between March 2020 and 2021. Image: European Cyclists Federation
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