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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.