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Facing the elements: building business resilience in a changing climate (advisory report)


Climate Prosperity series:

This report, the fifith in the series, asserts that the capacity of and actions by businesses to adapt to the impacts of changing climate conditions — both average and extreme — will shape Canada’s future economic prosperity. It emphasizes the important, yet largely unexplored, role of Canadian business in defining its ability to prosper in a warming world.

In addition to the executive summary, introduction, 'state of play', recommendations, and appendices, the report features two main sections:

Section 3.0:  An Adapatation Dashboard for Business Success
- NRT dashboard
- Raise awareness
- Assess and manage risk and opportunities
- Build cliamte resilience across the enterprise
- Work in partnership
- Strategies for small and mid-sized enterprises

Section 4.0: Roles for Governments
- Setting the stage
- The role of government
- Key barriers to action in Canada
- Outlining priorities for moving forward

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, Governance, Public-private Partnerships, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Countries/Regions:Canada

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