Managing business risk and opportunity from climate change

Intensifying climate conditions and the world’s response to mitigate global warming will place unprecedented burdens on businesses, triggering the devaluation of corporate earnings and assets if they fail to adapt. To succeed in an uncertain future, businesses need to understand how climate change – and society’s response – will impact them.

Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies provides a framework for quantifying potential consequences, identifying opportunities and managing the route to net zero.

Business leaders across all sectors and markets
face difficult and urgent choices in the face of the unprecedented level of uncertainty and risk caused by our changing climate.

There is growing pressure from stakeholders – including investors, consumers and regulators – to ensure that business models are resilient to the impact of climate change, whether it is the physical disruption caused by more volatile weather patterns or the societal and legislative changes triggered by the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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