Shareholder engagement is a critical tool to build resilience in investment portfolios. Investors can help raise awareness of rising risks from climate change, and encourage companies to invest in responsible corporate adaptation measures.
This report explains the value of engagement, for both corporations and investors and describes data and case studies to drive engagement strategies. It identifies top targets for shareholder engagement on physical climate risks and provide data-driven strategies for choosing companies and approaching engagement. The report includes sample questions as an entry point for investors’ conversations about climate risk and resilience with corporations.
The report also identifies the Top 10 companies with the highest exposure to physical climate risk in the Climate Action 100+ and calls for investors to leverage their engagement on emissions to also address urgent issues around climate impacts and building resilience.