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Diving Into Corporate Climate Disclosure and Management Trends

Diving Into Corporate Climate Disclosure and Management Trends

September 20, 2023 As the world transitions to a climate-adjusted future, many organizations are beginning to acknowledge and address their financial risks resulting from climate change. To help respond to these issues and take action, companies are reporting their financially material climate-related information — including their climate governance processes, strategies, risk management practices, and metrics […]

Is It Time to Bring Technology Into Your Climate Risk Discussions?

Is It Time to Bring Technology Into Your Climate Risk Discussions?

The scramble to meet intensifying investor expectations has led to a war on ESG talent. Yet few companies are giving enough thought to the role of technology in their climate  journeys. Many may see investing in climate risk management technology as something for a later date, but this is a mistake. Companies at all stages […]

Got A Climate Target But No Transition Plan? Start Here

Got A Climate Target But No Transition Plan? Start Here

More and more companies are setting climate commitments and net-zero targets. Over 5,000 organizations have set science-based targets, and many more are releasing public climate reports and disclosures.  However, only a small fraction of companies have credible plans for reaching their targets. Just 24% of CDP-disclosing companies are on track to reaching their goals. Meanwhile, […]

Here’s What To Do After Calculating Your Financed GHG Emissions

Here’s What To Do After Calculating Your Financed GHG Emissions

Financial institutions play an essential role in steering the world toward a low-carbon economy. As the world becomes increasingly aware of climate change’s adverse consequences, banks and other financial firms are stepping up their efforts to incorporate climate considerations into their core business strategies.  Calculating financed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions — the emissions linked to […]

Insights from a Corporate Climate Journey: A Discussion with Bridge Investment Group

Insights from a Corporate Climate Journey: A Discussion with Bridge Investment Group

August 15, 2023 Companies around the world are continuing to grapple with the ever-evolving regulations and investor expectations surrounding climate disclosure and management. But many don’t know where to begin on their climate journeys, how to address the growing threat of climate risk, and the steps to managing it. Additionally, many are still unsure how […]

What the ISSB Standards Mean for the TCFD and Climate Reporting

What the ISSB Standards Mean for the TCFD and Climate Reporting

July 27, 2023 In June, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) published its inaugural disclosure rules, which are intended to become the global climate and sustainability reporting baseline. The standards fully incorporate the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the voluntary climate reporting framework released in 2017. The release of these […]

EP6: The Evolution of Data in Climate Risk Management

EP6: The Evolution of Data in Climate Risk Management

In order to become resilient to the financial risks of climate change, companies need to develop effective climate management. This requires clear, comparable, and robust climate data. But how does access to better data help companies enhance their climate management efforts? In this episode, Host Laura Zizzo talks about the evolution of climate data and […]

Unpacking the European Union’s CSRD

Unpacking the European Union’s CSRD

June 28, 2023 The European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) came into force on January 5, 2023. This wide-ranging legislation calls for the robust reporting of corporates’ climate-related financial risks and opportunities — and not just for companies in the European Union. Tens of thousands of companies in the US, UK, Canada, and elsewhere […]

EP5: How the Finance Sector Can Address Climate Risk

EP5: How the Finance Sector Can Address Climate Risk

The impacts of climate change pose a massive risk to the financial sector. Companies that continue to invest, lend, or insure assets that fail to transition to a low-carbon economy or are highly exposed to natural disasters have the potential to lose significant capital. All this means firms need to actively manage their climate-related financial […]

Want to Tell a More Effective Climate Story? Here’s How

Want to Tell a More Effective Climate Story? Here’s How

In the era of ESG investing and conscious consumerism, companies are pouring more resources into communicating their environmental targets and actions as part of their ‘climate story.’ Your company’s climate communications provide essential transparency and accountability into its climate-related risks and opportunities. But not all climate stories are effective, and publishing endless amounts of data […]