Aflac Incorporated’s leadership in corporate responsibility is centered around limiting the company’s carbon footprint and helping make its communities, cities and planet more sustainable. This is built on the belief that environmentally and socially responsible business actions serve to enhance corporate reputation, improve talent recruitment and retention and attract new business.
How will climate change impact your organization? How can you turn these risks into opportunities? As temperatures rise so does the need to take action. Hear from experts at CDP and Schneider Electric on how to take steps in the right direction. Learn how to:
Assess and disclose climate-related risks
Incorporate climate action into an enterprise risk management plan
Build resilience and a more robust, sustainable business.
Climate Change Responses Only Nine of 330 Insurers Get High Grades; The Hartford, Prudential, Munich Re and Allianz Are Among Top Scorers
October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, a new report from Ceres ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to respond to escalating climate risks. The report found strong leadership among fewer than a dozen companies but generally poor responses among the vast majority.
Author John Englander says Sea Level Rise is a Manageable Risk if Companies Begin Today
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For the past 6,000 years--the duration of human civilization--sea level has remained relatively unchanged. That is no longer the case today. Sea level rise is now moving the shoreline inland, posing new challenges for businesses and communities. At NAEM's Forum last week in Montreal, John Englander, author of "High Tide on Main Street," illuminated the business risks and made the case for 'intelligent adaptation' to more than 500 corporate EHS and sustainability leaders. In this video interview, he discusses the science and shares some of the highlights from his keynote presentation.