Series: Building resilience to climate change

The scale of the change that will be unleashed by climate change will be large under any scenario, and huge unless immediate mitigation and adaptation action is taken.

It will see some businesses taken out, scraping by, being forced to reinvent themselves or relocating, and some becoming hugely successful as they invent or commercialise new technologies, provide new services, or find new market opportunities to exploit – all will face increased risk.​

Chapman Tripp has released a monthly Building resilience to climate change series aiming to provide practical mitigation and adaptation advice and to provide an insight into what the future might look like. 

The first three publications in the series focus on insurance, corporate governance and local government. Read them below:

Managing risk in a more hazardous world

In the first instalment of the series, we look at how businesses can use insurance to mitigate some of the risks posed by climate change, and how climate change may affect the availability and cost of that insurance.

To read the publication, click here.

Climate change putting heat on directors

As investor and public awareness grows around the need to reduce our reliance on carbon emitting activities, and legislators and regulators sharpen their response to climate change, the heat is building in the boardroom.

To read the publication, click here.

Local government – the front line in the climate change response

​Territorial authorities are highly exposed to climate change risk both through their statutory role as the branch of government responsible for implementing much of the response and as the owners of large amounts of at-risk infrastructure.

To read the publication, click here.

Future topics include:

  • regulatory drivers
  • impacts on investment
  • financing the transition to a low carbon economy, and
  • international law.

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Related topics: Corporate & commercial; Corporate governance; Insurance; Environment, planning & resource management; Climate change; Local government; International trade & investment; Public law; Government

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