A clarion call for inventors and investors

March 28, 2020 by  
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Geoengineering and environmental technologies are the vaccines author Thomas Kostigen believes we need to cure the planet’s ills.

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Business lessons from phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

March 18, 2020 by  
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We are only in phase one of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event. Here are five lessons to guide us through these turbulent times and the uncertainties which lie ahead.

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Why do large asset managers vote against most climate-related shareholder proposals?

March 18, 2020 by  
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If the Big Three institutional investors vote “For” a climate proposal, odds are the company that received the proposal will take action to address the issues raised.

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Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business

March 16, 2020 by  
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Researchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040. They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.

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Edwin Anderson of Oliver Wyman on how risk is changing in a time of climate crisis

March 4, 2020 by  
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A about four to five years ago management consulting firm Oliver Wyman looked at the largest emerging risks facing companies and climate was a standout. From there, the firm began to work on, including its collaboration with the U.N. Environment Program Finance Initiative, to better manage and understand those risks, says Edwin Anderson, partner at Oliver Wyman.

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How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

February 28, 2020 by  
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A Q&A with Geospiza cofounder Sarah Tuneberg about the innovative risk assessment platform and its commitment to driving resilience for communities, enterprises and the globe.

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How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

Trend: Corporate climate reporting gets physical

February 17, 2020 by  
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With events such as the recurring California wildfires and mudslides, hurricanes Harvey and Maria and Typhoon Hagibis, which have had catastrophic human and economic costs, it is perhaps unsurprising that governments, regulators and investors have started to ask companies to disclose their climate risks, including physical risk.

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A GreenBiz 20 mantra: Sustainability’s next phase is about breaking down siloes

February 6, 2020 by  
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But making this thinking a matter of second nature could take years, according to main-stage speakers at GreenBiz20.

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Championing diversity and inclusion requires courage, provocation, smart goals

February 6, 2020 by  
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Cultivating a culture of inclusion is easier said than done even in organizations with mature programs. And with the workforce shifting dramatically in recent years given the rise in technology and four generations learning to work together, the task remains for most diversity and inclusion leaders, quite monumental.

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Ways to view the climate as an infrastructure asset

February 5, 2020 by  
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Even with relatively conservative assumptions, the math yields a clear and compelling answer: investing in climate action today would be a lot cheaper than the effects of unmitigated warming.

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