Physical climate risk has emerged as a prominent threat to the financial sector and the global economy. Understanding investments exposure to risk from climate hazards is a critical step toward building resilience.
Developing countries in general and those in Asia, in particular, have become producers of goods and services for rest of the world as a result of which investments in the region have grown significantly. But before the advent of global investments, the
Changes to the global climate will pose an increasing risk to the general insurance industry over the coming decades. A cross-industry specialist working group wrote this report to address an element of physical risk to insurance liabilities from climate
Climate change induces disruptions of our ecosystems, and the transition to a low-carbon economy significantly affects the political, economic and social landscapes. Businesses have to adapt to those changes, which entails risks and opportunities. Some
Carbon Disclosure Project
Institute for Climate Economics
This report details the results of the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Investor Pilot on TCFD Adoption, a collaborative effort to explore, enhance and apply a methodology for assessing the impact of physical and transition risks.
Financial institutions are exposed to natural capital risks that affect the businesses that they lend to or invest in. If a bank is lending to a farm that is unable to sustain production or facing increased costs due to water shortages, or whose crop is
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Natural Capital Finance Alliance