The 2018 MMC Climate Resilience Handbook provides concise cases that will change the way organizations think about climate in three categories of action: Strategies for Climate Resilience, Financing for Climate Resilience, Risk Management for Climate Resilience.
Author: World Resources Institute, UNEP FI, 2° Investing Initiative
Industry Group: Banks
Research / Insights - 2018
This paper informs the ongoing debate about how public- and private-sector banks should assess and report on their contribution to the transition toward a low-carbon economy. The research assesses the metrics that can be used to assess a bank’s contribution to the climate solution or problem. The report categorizes the existing metrics into greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting, green or brown, and sector specific metrics; compare these metrics; and make recommendations for choosing metrics by asset class.
Climate-related risks are relevant for pension scheme investments, sponsor covenant and funding decisions. In this guide, LCP LLP explain what climate-related risks are, how they are relevant to DB and DC pension schemes and what actions trustees can take to address them.
To assist organizations in using climate-related scenario analysis to support the development of disclosures consistent with the Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, the technical supplement sets out and discusses: Using scenario analysis, Considerations for applying scenario analysis, Analytical choices involved in scenario analysis, Types of climate-related scenarios, Publicly available climate-related scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and others that can provide context and a basis for company, industry or sector scenarios
Author: The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project
Industry Group: All Industry Groups
Guidance / Tool - 2016
This guide by A4S sets out why it's important to adapt traditional risk management processes to respond to macro sustainability trends. It provides examples of how to overcome uncertainty associated with their impact in order to be better integrated into business decisions.
This special report by IEA, part of the World Energy Outlook series, assesses the effect of recent low-carbon energy developments and the INDCs proposed thus far. This report also proposes the adoption of five measures that would achieve a near-term peak in global energy-related emissions while maintaining momentum for stronger national efforts.
This report analyses the extent of the impact of climate change on institutional investment portfolios and identifies a series of pragmatic steps for institutional investors to consider including allocation to climate-sensitive assets and the adoption of an "early warning" risk management process.