Assessing and disclosing climate-related financial risk

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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.

2019

This report is the result of collaboration with global investment manager Heitman, which has developed an approach to address climate risks and is working to better quantify these risks. The research addresses the state of current practice for assessing

Urban Land Institute, the
2018

The report, ‘Integrating Natural Capital in Risk Assessments’ is a step-by-step guide to help financial institutions conduct a rapid natural capital risk assessment.

The guide helps banks to better understand how environmental change such as ocean

PricewaterhouseCoopers - Switzerland UNEP Finance Initiative Natural Capital Finance Alliance Global Canopy
2019

This report is the final report on climate-related disclosures from the European Commission Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG). This report supports the European Commission's commitment to revise its non-binding guidelines (NBGs) of the

European Commission
2019

This report outlines Four Twenty Seven’s framework for capturing a city’s adaptive capacity in a way that’s actionable for corporations seeking to understand the risk and resilience of their own facilities and for investors assessing risk in their

Four Twenty Seven
2018

This report examines the financial risks from climate change that impact UK banks, building societies and Bank of England Prudential Regulation Authority-designated investment firms. It assesses how banks are responding to these, and clarifies the PRA’s

Bank of England
Investors and corporations can gauge the risks their investments face by evaluating how hazards will affect communities. A new report by Four Twenty Seven focuses on awareness, financial characteristics, and the quality of adaptation planning and implementation to create a framework for capturing a city’s adaptive capacity.
Four Twenty Seven
2019

Undertaking scenario analysis is one of the key recommendations made by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This guide has been produced to help steer investors through the process. 

Based on insight gainned through

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change
2018

The document reports on the ClimINVEST project which aims to facilitate financial decision-making by offering tailored indicators, tools and maps for financial institutions. This is in reponse to the fact that financial actors currently lack tools to

Institute for Climate Economics
2016

This research report examines risk assessment and management strategies aimed at addressing climate change within real estate portfolios. The report draws on a survey— conducted between August 2014 and early 2015—of 50 senior executives at leading real

Urban Land Institute, the
A new study by Conservation International finds that companies around the world are vastly underestimating the risks that climate change poses to their business. While four in five companies report having experienced a physical climate risk, only 20 per cent have quantified it in financial terms, leading to gaps in risk understanding and adaptation plans.
Conservation International