climate, climate change, ice melting

2 July, 2019

FRC calls for better reporting of climate-related risks

Over the past few weeks various organisations
climate change

3 June, 2019

Climate change ‘is biggest risk factor for businesses’ say CEOs

Big businesses now see climate change as the biggest risk they face, according to research out this week. A global survey of chief executives by professional services firm KPMG now places climate a...
Extinction Rebellion, climate change

14 May, 2019

European companies embrace climate governance

The Extinction Rebellion protests in London have thrown a spotlight on climate change. The demonstration at the London Stock Exchange, in which campaigners glued themselves to the building, served as ...
climate change

16 April, 2019

Shareholders focus attention on diversity and climate

If you are a company chair and fail to ensure your board is diverse you can bet some significant shareholders will now vote against your reappointment. That’s the message this week from Legal and...
climate change

28 January, 2019

Battling climate change boosts stock performance

CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS COMES thick and fast. Here’s the news from last week. UN chief António Guterres warned attendees at Davos that the world is “losing the race” against climate change; news ou...
climate change

17 October, 2018

Regulators make climate demands of financial services

It’s little more than a week since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang...
carbon-free economy, digital tech, transition

16 October, 2018

Prepare for the transition to a zero-carbon, digital economy

Over the next few decades, the labour force is in for a bumpy ride, as the transition to a low-carbon environment and the rise of new technologies converge to change the current employme...
global warming, carbon emissions

10 October, 2018

Global warming: business on the front line

Sometimes it takes a blast of cold air to wake someone up. Policymakers and business leaders received such a shock this week with the publication of a report, which demanded drastic action if the worl...
climate change, drought

28 September, 2018

Governance shaped by climate, tech and demographics

If boards need a reminder of the importance of climate change, it came this week in two reports. Firstly, the Bank of England released a document highlighting that banks and other financial institu...