Strategy for Climate Impacts

Drive for Increased Climate-related Financial Disclosures Continues
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Companies can no longer hide their climate risk. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is helping to standardize the approach to reporting on climate-related risks and opportunities, imploring organizations to identify and strategize around climate issues and tell investors how they are making these determinations. A recent lawsuit against an Australian Bank for inadequate disclosure of climate risks, among…

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Building Climate Competency in Corporate Board Rooms
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Corporate boards are not adequately equipped to deal with a changing climate, according to recent studies.  There is growing interest in companies’ exposure to climate risks and how long-term shareholder value could be affected. As our understanding of climate impacts on business continues to grow, investors are pushing for climate-competent boards to better manage risk…

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Climate Risks Rank Prominently in WEF’s Global Risks Report 2017
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The latest Global Risks Report highlights climate-related concerns as some of the more notable risks for 2017. In the 12th edition of the Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum stated that risks from the environment category, including extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation and natural disasters are “more prominent than…

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Momentum in Marrakech – Leading Up to COP 22
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On December 12, 2015, 195 nations spoke with one voice about the need to create a low carbon and climate resilient future and struck the historic Paris Agreement. This November 2016, delegates from around the world will gather again in Marrakech, Morocco for the Marrakech Climate Change Conference for the twenty-second session of the Conference of the…

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Three Reasons Organizations and Investors Should Care About Climate Risk
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Climate change is not just an environmental issue; it’s a core business issue. The transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is underway, with increasing investor attention and rapid regulatory change driving a renewed interest to understand, plan for, and thrive in, a climate adjusted future. As Prime Minister Trudeau prepares to give a keynote address…

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El Niño provides an opportunity to assess climate change preparedness
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Guest Post By Lee Webb This year’s extraordinarily strong El Niño is a good opportunity for organizations to take stock of their climate preparedness. Appreciating just what El Niños are and how they affect local and global weather, will help show how they are connected to climate change preparedness. El Niños are periodic reversals of…

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