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Fourth TCFD Status Report Highlights Greatest Progress to Date on TCFD Adoption

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The TCFD also released new guidance for companies to disclose their plans for a net zero transition in line with the Paris Agreement, including disclosure of seven categories of cross-industry metrics like Scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG emissions

TCFD disclosure increased more between 2019 and 2020 than in previous years, 83 of the world’s largest 100 companies now support or report in line with the TCFD’s recommendations

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The TCFD also released new guidance for companies to disclose their plans for a net zero transition in line with the Paris Agreement, including disclosure of seven categories of cross-industry metrics like Scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG emissions

TCFD disclosure increased more between 2019 and 2020 than in previous years, 83 of the world’s largest 100 companies now support or report in line with the TCFD’s recommendations

TCFD Framework Is a Key Tool for Insurance Climate Risk Management and Disclosure

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As society’s risk manager, the insurance industry has a long history of embracing practices that protect people and society from systemic threats, but as climate threats have ramped up dramatically, most insurers have been slow to adjust their business practices to reduce exposure to climate risks and help policyholders and governments to reduce their exposure.

Webinar Recap: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

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The impacts of climate change are very real and there is an increasing pressure on businesses to step up and act. In a webinar moderated by Antea Group’s Vice President of Risk and Financial Services, Ben Hansen, two of our Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) experts provided tangible knowledge on how to conduct TCFD-aligned analysis and prepare public disclosures. Nick Martin, Sustainability Practice Lead, and Nate Kimball, Climate Solutions Lead, cover topics including what TCFD is and why it's important, types of climate risk, and how to begin implementing TCFD.

Climate Safe Lending: Ensuring Planetary Stability

Banks as Unlikely Allies
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by David Barmes and Marya Skotte, Climate Safe Lending Network 

When It Rains, It's Really Going to Pour: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

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September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The impacts of climate change are real and the expectations on business are increasing. In the United States alone, the number of costly severe weather events has more than doubled since the 1980s. Companies, communities, and governments are adjusting to a new normal and a dynamic future. Investors are increasingly focused on how companies are adapting to the physical and regulatory changes that we’re seeing, and that’s where the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) comes in. 

Investors and Business Leaders Urge Passage of California Climate Risk Disclosure Legislation

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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Institutional investors with more than $88 billion in assets under management and a coalition of business leaders are calling on the California State Legislature to pass legislation that would require state-incorporated corporations, financial institutions, and insurers to report on climate-related financial risks. 

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About TCFD

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COVID-19 has dominated virtually every waking moment for much of the past year. But with vaccination programmes now accelerating across the world, attention is shifting back to other societal challenges facing us globally. And of these, there is arguably none bigger than climate change. In 2015, climate change spurred investors and the financial industry to form the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which developed and released their recommendations for climate-related financial disclosure in 2017. 

Orchestrating the Rhythms of Sustainability Reporting

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A flick of the baton and the strings stir to life. A grand sweep of the arms and the other instruments strike up in perfect harmony. The maestro on the podium skilfully unifies the musicians, sets the tempo, and directs the sounds of the ensemble.  

Balancing harmony is an art. Transposed to the context of sustainability reporting, understanding the artistry behind the harmonisation requires an appreciation of the complexities of reporting instruments and the different viewpoints on how sustainability reporting should be orchestrated. 

What Do Companies With Improved Financial Results Have in Common in Terms of ESG Practices and Frameworks?

CSE Research explores why 'doing business as usual' is no longer a valid option and the shift to 'doing business in a sustainable way' is the only way to secure companies’ trust and financing.
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CHICAGO, December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) announces its fourth consecutive 2020 Annual Research into ESG Ratings and Sustainability Reporting Trends in North America, focusing in common ESG practices and frameworks used by companies and organizations with improved financial results (e.g Annual Revenues increase).

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