In this joint report with the World Economic Forum, we examine the risks and opportunities associated with the impacts of climate change, and present a framework that businesses can use to develop their approach to climate adaptation.
While mitigation — the reduction or prevention of greenhouse gas emissions — has been a key focus for businesses in addressing climate change, planning for climate adaptation — efforts to reduce the negative impacts of climate change and leverage the opportunities — remains a challenge for many.
Climate change adaptation is a business imperative to avoid economic losses resulting from climate change; to innovate new ways to create revenue growth, cost savings and sustainability; and to protect local communities and ecosystems where companies operate.
To address these considerations, business should focus on three pillars to drive their climate adaptation strategy:
Learn more about this framework and the enabling actions businesses can take to enact climate adaptation strategies by reading our report below.
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