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Managing Climate Risks for Credit Unions

Managing Climate Risks for Credit Unions

As climate change continues to impact the world, there is a growing recognition that physical and transition risks threaten credit unions and the wider financial system. Credit unions need to be aware of these risks and opportunities and incorporate them into their business and financial decision-making. Stakeholder awareness of these risks has grown substantially over […]

What the Proposed SEC Climate Rule Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for REITs

What the Proposed SEC Climate Rule Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for REITs

Download our white paper as we provide an overview of the proposed rule and how it could forever change how US-listed companies assess, manage, and disclose their climate-related risks. On March 21, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its long-awaited proposed rule for mandatory climate disclosure for issuers. The 500+ page document outlines […]

Lead with Climate: A Primer on ‘Climate, ESG, and the TCFD’

Lead with Climate: A Primer on ‘Climate, ESG, and the TCFD’ A group of people sitting in a building lobby

A more detailed version of this blog can be found here. Today’s investors have to understand how businesses are impacted by Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and climate-related risks and opportunities if they are to make wise decisions. While ESG and climate are often conflated by companies and external stakeholders alike, there are important distinctions […]

Four Ways Climate Change Impacts Businesses

Four Ways Climate Change Impacts Businesses

Climate change is a systemic risk. It is impacting all aspects of the global economy and poses challenges to each and every business — large or small. Climate-related risks are categorized into two groups: physical and transition risks. Physical risks are those linked to extreme weather events and changing long-term climatic conditions. Transition risks are […]

How Climate Change Can Create Opportunities for Businesses to Thrive

How Climate Change Can Create Opportunities for Businesses to Thrive team in glass meeting room discussing how Climate Change Can Create Opportunities for Businesses to Thrive

Businesses face many physical and transition risks from climate change, but also many opportunities. Through efficiency, innovation, and growth, businesses can take measures to ensure they thrive through their climate transformations. The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a globally recognized framework for climate disclosures, can be used to help companies identify and capitalize […]

Real Estate, TCFD, and Net Zero: How Asset Managers Can Get Started

Real Estate, TCFD, and Net Zero: How Asset Managers Can Get Started Geometric facades of a building

Climate disruption is already affecting businesses in a myriad of ways, causing many companies to pledge net-zero goals. As climate awareness grows, investor demand has also increased for net-zero commitments from asset managers, specifically when it comes to real estate portfolios. For real estate asset managers, there are a number of climate risks and opportunities […]