Climate Risk: Understanding the financial risk that climate change presents to New Zealand companies

Publication - June 28, 2007
The question is no longer whether a particular company is exposed to Climate Risk, but by how much?

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Executive summary: There is clear scientific consensus that human–induced climate change is underway and will worsen (see Part 1 of this paper). Climate change has significant implications for all parts of society, including the corporate sector. This paper defines “Climate Risk” as the financial risks that climate change presents to the corporate sector. Part 2 of this paper provides examples of Climate Risk.

Num. pages: 15