Central banks around the world are responsible for ensuring economic and financial stability. So why would some of them minimize perhaps the most significant threat to the future of our society and its financial markets – climate change?
Findings include recommendations to help banks implement practical frameworks for analysis and action
September 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today reveals the potential exposure from physical climate change impacts to just the syndicated loan portfolios of 28 of the largest U.S. banks could approach 10 percent annually.
August 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Connecticut advocates and businesses spotlighted their support for the Transportation & Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P) at a virtual gathering today, urging state lawmakers to support legislation that will formalize the state’s participation in the groundbreaking program.
August 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and UC Berkeley School of Law are pleased to announce that registration is open for the fall session of “ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role,” an online course to help corporate directors better understand their role with regards to the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues of the companies they oversee. This session will run from October 5th through December 6th, 2021.
August 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Governments must urgently move to prevent the worst impacts of the global climate crisis, the sustainability nonprofit Ceres said following the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report. Compiling the most recent climate research, the report presents dire findings that underscore the severe impacts of the crisis, and warns that the planet is at risk of failing to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and the necessary reductions in greenhouse gas emissions without immediate policy changes.
Food Emissions 50 to call on companies to improve emissions disclosures, set ambitious emission reduction targets, and implement climate transition action plans in line with Paris Agreement
July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new effort launched today to engage 50 of the highest-emitting publicly-traded food and agriculture companies in North America, with the goal of accelerating the transition to a net zero emissions future in the global food and agriculture sector.
by Cynthia Curtis, Senior VP of sustainability stakeholder engagement at JLL
Striving for something better is a very human thing. Whether it be a better house, better clothes, a better job, it’s our nature to seek a future, which is an improvement upon the current state. The definition of better, of course, can be as unique as the individual. But when you widen the aperture and pose the question, ‘what does a better world look like?’, it forces consideration of the collective.
Climate change threatens the futures of our planet and our people, but its impacts are not limited to physical threats that are gathering momentum, including increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, and intensifying storm systems.
The financial institutions that help regulate our societies are at risk as well, So when some financial regulators take a business-as-usual approach to climate change, they are creating additional risk to a livable world.