Companies feeling climate heat
As extreme weather events become the new normal, companies are under pressure to factor in climate risk and mitigate it
As global warming spurs on erratic weather patterns, drought is threatening food security while floods are sweeping away homes and lives in some of the world’s poorest countries. In the Amazon wildfires have wreaked havoc. And the UN has warned that the Paris Agreement goal to keep global temperatures from rising beyond 1.5°C is at risk of failing.
Climate change events appear to be accelerating, and corporates that pollute, as well as their funders, are increasingly coming under fire for not moving fast enough to avert disaster...