Why the C-suite should take the lead on tackling the impact of climate change
When Mark Carney, in his role as chairman of the Financial Stability Board, spoke out on climate change the message was stark.
Climate change, we were informed, is considered as important a systemic risk as the failure of financial institutions. This duly resulted in the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), chaired by Michael Bloomberg. The appointment of such a significant figure was the catalyst for a collection of senior business figures to heed the call to action.
“Leadership on climate change has to come from the top.”
Yet despite the near-universal acceptance that the effects of climate change are already upon us, there are questions about how comprehensive the C-suite’s response has been. And without strategic leadership from the top.
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