BT lead the FTSE 100 in managing the risks of climate change

BT lead the FTSE 100 in managing the risks of climate change

Our new report published today finds that companies across the FTSE 100 index are responding to shareholders demands to see climate risk assessed as part of company governance. The ‘Sustainability Reporting Performance’ report, which ranks FTSE 100 companies on their sustainable business practices, finds a step change in results across index for 2018. Scores across the […]

Understanding the risks of climate change through scenario analysis

Understanding the risks of climate change through scenario analysis

Assessing and acknowledging the risks and opportunities of climate change has been on the agenda of forward-thinking companies for some time. However, we believe that there is a more robust approach to impact assessment that considers possible risks and opportunities and acts as a lens through which to view future business operations – climate scenario […]

Making climate change risk more mainstream

Making climate change risk more mainstream

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has today recommended through its Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) that companies based in G20 nations adopt a range of best practices to report on environmental risks. The group was set up by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney in his role as head of the FSB.

From rats to risk: how climate change is shaping the future

From rats to risk: how climate change is shaping the future

The media have reported another climate change first. Research carried out by scientists found the Bramble Cay melomys (a small rat native to Australia) has become extinct. But more than the extinction of an entire species, itself a terrible occurrence, the researchers concluded that it ‘probably represents the first recorded mammalian extinction due to anthropogenic […]