Mark Carney

8 October, 2019

Mark Carney predicts more action on climate-related risk disclosures

The pressure on companies to provide more and higher quality climate-related risk disclosures is only going to increase, according to the governor of the Bank of England.
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...
low-carbon economy, carbon footprint, sustainability

27 November, 2017

Every board has a role in the transition to a low-carbon economy

It is a quote attributed to Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you're right.” The saying is common within management advice, expressing the important ...
Larry Fink, BlackRock

21 March, 2017

Climate risk a key issue for 2017, says BlackRock

BlackRock, the world's largest investor, has said that climate risk will be a key issue for engagement in 2017. The investor's statement also offers an early sign that it expects directors to hee...
climate change

1 March, 2017

Watchdog worried climate disclosures will lead to ‘checklist mentality’

The UK's governance watchdog is concerned that guidance on climate change disclosure from a body set up by the G20 will encourage a "checklist mentality" and that their scale could "impair" their usef...
climate change

15 December, 2016

Task Force releases climate risk recommendations

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8 August, 2016

Peer review for governance principles

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18 May, 2016

Confronting climate change risk

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