Environmental Defense Fund | Emission Omission

An Investor Perspective on Enterprise Climate Risk Management In January 2020, climate-related hazards topped the World Economic Forum’s most significant long-term threats in their 2020 Global Risks Report. 1 According to the Fourth National Climate Assessment, issued by 13 U.S. Federal agencies, “Without substantial and sustained global mitigation and regional adaptation efforts, climate change is expected to cause growing losses to American infrastructure and property and impede the rate of economic growth over this century”.2 As academics, think tanks, governments and investors affirm the economic implications of climate change, the pressure on regulators to act will likely intensify.3

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