Companies are expected to put in place effective structures and processes to ensure the oversight of environmental and social risks and opportunities, strategy and performance. Boards and executive teams are expected to be competent and well informed and to articulate a credible public position on relevant sustainability issues and to clarify their commitments and efforts to doing their part in contributing to systems resilience. This set of resources supports directors and executives to be effective in their oversight role and helps companies to craft strong position statements on sustainability issues.
Climate change is a planetary emergency that presents severe risks to businesses, society, and the global economy. No business, regardless of the sector, is immune – and businesses around the world have a key role to play to help avoid the worst impacts. This guide will help you understand the science behind climate change, why climate change matters to your business, and what actions your business can take to accelerate the transition to a net-zero, climate-resilient future.