Tag: climate action

Major U.S. Insurers Make Progress on Climate Disclosures, but Significant Gaps Remain 

Major U.S. Insurers Make Progress on Climate Disclosures, but Significant Gaps Remain 

Report by Ceres analyzes insurers’ alignment with global climate disclosure standards  BOSTON, June 18, 2024—A new report released today by Ceres reveals that while major U.S. insurance companies are making progress in disclosing their climate-related risks and strategies, significant gaps and disparities persist across the sector. The report, Navigating Climate Risks: Progress and Challenges in […]

Climate Risk Management for Canadian Insurers

Climate Risk Management for Canadian Insurers

Navigating OSFI’s B-15 Guidelines and Regulatory Expectation June 12, 2024 It is anticipated that 2024 will bring a significant amount of regulatory development for Canadian insurers in relation to climate risk. Listen into this conversation with Moody’s that offers an update on how well insurers are prepared for the upcoming changes and get insights on […]

Manifest Spring Releases: A New AI Feature That Will Save You Hours

Manifest Spring Releases: A New AI Feature That Will Save You Hours

This spring, we rolled out one major new feature and several smaller updates that will make life even better for the finance and sustainability teams using Manifest Climate. The first is our Insights Explorer, which helps you find data and best practice examples from particular industries and companies in seconds. Others include updates to the […]

Effective Climate Risk Management: Combining Technology & Consulting

Effective Climate Risk Management: Combining Technology & Consulting

May 10, 2024 Listen into this conversation with South Pole, where we share how sustainability teams are working with both technology and consulting firms to navigate climate disclosure and manage climate risks effectively across their value chain. Financial and sustainability leaders across organizations grapple with the decision of whether to rely solely on consultants or […]

From Data to Dialogue: Mastering the SEC Climate Rule & Climate Risk Communication

From Data to Dialogue: Mastering the SEC Climate Rule & Climate Risk Communication

March 26, 2024 Listen in on a discussion with Diligent, the leading Governance, Risk, and Compliance platform, to understand the practical impact of the final SEC climate rule and what the new climate risk transparency requirements mean for your organization. Learn how to tell an effective climate story with the right set of data, processes, […]

How Manifest Climate Can Help You Develop a Credible Climate Strategy

How Manifest Climate Can Help You Develop a Credible Climate Strategy Highway runs through green hills

Every company with a climate target needs a proper strategy for getting these. That’s easier said than done; for example, while more than 3,000 organizations have set science-based targets, our data suggests that only half of these companies publish climate transition plans — and just a fraction of these plans have tangible effects on resource […]

How to Turn Climate Disclosures into Action – Part II

How to Turn Climate Disclosures into Action – Part II A person holding a clipboard with Action Plans written on it

In our previous blog, we outlined, at a high-level, what it means to operationalize the TCFD framework within a company. We illustrated how developing corporate-level TCFD-aptitude can start with asking some pointed questions. The right questions will reveal whether the company’s internal and external stories on climate change match and whether the climate-related disclosures of […]

What Exactly is the TCFD?

What Exactly is the TCFD? Learn about the TCFD, what it does, and how it helps businesses.

If you’re a publicly-traded company, you’ve probably heard the phrase ‘TCFD’ mentioned. In this article, we discuss: The TCFD stands for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. It is a framework that organizations can use to publicly disclose the climate-related risks and opportunities to their businesses. More than 4,000 businesses and governments around the […]

Initiating the Carbon Footprint Assessment of an Investment Portfolio

Initiating the Carbon Footprint Assessment of an Investment Portfolio A person performing calculations on a beige background

Role of Financial Institutions in Achieving Net-Zero 2020 was a significant year where commitments around “net-zero targets” gathered momentum. Announcements were made across the board, from national governments to industries and sectors to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by a specific date. The Paris Agreement has established a timeline to 2050 to achieve this, with concrete […]

Climate Transition Increasing Risks for Unprepared Investors

Climate Transition Increasing Risks for Unprepared Investors Climate Transition Increasing Risks for Unprepared Investors

The COVID-19 crisis is reinforcing for companies and investors the importance of preparing for global systemic risks. While it is difficult to foresee a global pandemic, investors should not be surprised when the well-documented risks of the global climate crisis impact their investment portfolios. In a recently published Manifest research paper for the University of British Columbia, […]