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Climate risk: Is it on your radar?

Investors want a position on a company's role and commitments to address the climate crisis. This document will provide board members with a better understanding of establishing that position about climate risks facing their organizations.

A consensus is emerging that climate change (and the actions required to address it) will have significant impacts on economies, financial systems, and the companies that operate within them. Yet, climate change is a complex issue that requires directors to contemplate intersecting scientific, macroeconomic, and policy-related uncertainties over long timeframes. Boards need to know the information that is required by investors, lenders, and insurance underwriters to properly assess and price climate-related risks.

Topics include:

  • climate risk
  • why boards need to consider climate risk
  • how climate risk will impact your business
  • what a good position statement looks like