Environmental risk outlook 2021: cities on the frontline of climate and environmental threats

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Organizer(s)
Verisk Maplecroft

Background

Right now over half the world now lives in cities and by 2050 that will rise to two thirds. That puts billions of people across the planet’s largest urban centres on the frontline of environmental risks, ranging from air pollution, to water stress and natural hazards.

What’s more, climate change will multiply these threats with rising temperatures and weather extremes. We are already seeing disruption to industry and impacts to workforces, but where will face the greatest environmental and climate risks and what can businesses do about it?

Through the webcast you’ll learn about:

  • Verisk Maplecroft’s new Cities@Risk ranking of global cities
  • Which cities are facing the brunt of environmental risk and where are the safest
  • How companies and investors can deal with growing threats and impacts

Speakers

Will Nichols: Head of Environment and Climate Change Research, Verisk Maplecroft

Liz Hypes: Environment and Climate Change Analyst, Verisk Maplecroft

Stacy Gilfillan: Managing Consultant, Verisk Maplecroft

Time 

15:00 BST

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