Sustainable finance

New requisites for the CDP declaration

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In a recent statement, Bank of England governor Mark Carney, emphasized the need for financial institutions to disclose their vulnerabilities to climate change. Indeed, he highlighted “catastrophic” consequences that climate change could bring on the financial system unless the institutions are more transparent on how they manage these risks. A momentum inspired by the TCFD This […]

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How material is climate change for the financial community?

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By Alexandru Iordan, Director of Sustainable Finance at Carbon Consult Group In November 2015 The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, delivered a stark warning detailing the various risks global markets and the financial community face as a result of a changing climate. He called climate change the “tragedy of the horizon”. Earlier this year the World Economic Forum stressed the […]

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Two ways to quickly improve your CDP reporting

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While spring has barely arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, thousands of organizations around the globe are already busy preparing for an event happening during autumn – the yearly release of the CDP climate change disclosure ratings. While only 17 years old, the CDP climate change disclosure process is now an established ritual among most of […]