"Just as we shouldn't leave our grandchildren with mountains of national debt we shouldn't leave them with the economic and environmental costs of climate change"
U.S. Treasury Secretary, George Bush Administration
"The effects of climate change on companies' operations are now so tangible and certain that the issue is best addressed with the tools of the strategist, not the philanthropist"
Michael E. Porter
Author - Competitive Advantage of Nations
"If climate change risk is mis-priced, that represents an investment risk to us."
AustralianSuper's Head of Governance
Does your strategy recognize each of your physical and transition risks from climate change? Which of these risks are material? What are your key vulnerabilities? How would your global value chain cope with a climate disaster? How might your competitors respond?
What asset classes will be most affected by climate change? Are you well positioned to take advantage of climate opportunities? How will climate change create new categories of stranded assets? How much of your current portfolio is overvalued relative to climate risk?
What climate risk factors will influence asset valuation over the next quarter century? When will locations experience insurance retreat, credit retreat, and infrastructure retreat? How will future asset values change today's infrastructure investment decisions?