climate risk disclosure News

Activists Push Big Index Funds to Back Shareholder Votes on Climate Risk Disclosure

The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. The threats range from more frequent floods or wildfires that imperil major …

Moody’s Acquisition Could Signal Shift in Pricing of Climate Risk: Viewpoint

The acquisition of California-based Four Twenty Seven, Inc., by Moody’s Corporation could signify the beginning of a major shift in how markets price risks related to climate change. Up until now, these risks largely have been absent from investors’ models, …

Britain’s Green Finance Strategy Could Mandate Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure

British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy. Britain last week became the first G7 country to sign into law a …

‘Game Changing’ Climate Disclosure Guidelines Coming Soon

A global task force’s efforts to create new disclosure guidelines for the world’s financial industry – including insurers in the U.S. and abroad – are far from the first attempt to urge companies to be open with the public about …