While recent speeches by Philip Hammond and Mark Carney—and a Greenpeace protest—have helped to focus attention on climate reporting, a status report from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures says more needs to be done.
Survey by KPMG highlights chief executives' growing concern over the impact of climate change, with 76% claiming their organisations' future growth depends on their ability to navigate the shift to a low-carbon economy.
Despite trade spats with the US, there is optimism in Canada about the country’s prospects. Cannabis is expected to provide an economic boost, while construction is set to expand massively under a government initiative.
The rapid pace of change in areas such as technology, global politics and demographics poses unique challenges for financial services firms. How should boards approach strategic decision-making when faced with so many near-term pressures?