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Climate Change Strategy

  • Asset Class Equities


The GMO Climate Change Strategy seeks to generate high total return greater than that of the MSCI All Country World Index.

GMO’s Focused Equity team believes that climate change is having a dramatic impact on the world and significant investments are (and will be) needed to head off its effects. Using a disciplined, value-oriented approach, the Strategy seeks to invest in companies focused on mitigating the impacts of and adapting to the outcomes of climate change.





Tom Hancock

Head of Focused Equity

Dr. Hancock is the head of GMO’s Focused Equity team. Previously at GMO, he was co-head of the Global Equity team. Prior to joining GMO in 1995, he was a research scientist at Siemens and a software engineer at IBM. Dr. Hancock holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Lucas White

Portfolio Manager, Focused Equity

Mr. White is a member of GMO’s Focused Equity team. Previously at GMO, he served in other capacities, including portfolio management for the Global Equity team and leadership of strategic firm-wide initiatives. Prior to joining GMO in 2006, he worked as a programmer and analyst for Standish Mellon Asset Management. Mr. White earned his B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Duke University. He is a CFA charterholder.



Fact Sheet
Product Primer
GIPS Compliant Presentation
GIPS Composite Descriptions
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Portfolio Composition
Segment Weights
Top Holdings
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Commentary & Attribution

Commentary - Monthly
Commentary - Quarterly
Commentary - Annual
Annual Letter
Attribution - Monthly
Attribution - Quarterly
Attribution - YTD
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Risks associated with investing in the Strategy may include Focused Investment Risk, Market Risk - Equities, Management and Operational Risk, Non-U.S. Investment Risk, and Market Disruption and Geopolitical Risk.