Category Archives: Climate Risk

Water Scarcity – Even the US Government sees the threat

As we look at the long-term issues that sustainability brings forth, resource depletion and scarcity are top of mind.  We’ve written about water a variety of times at this blog, but this past week brings a whole new confirmation of … Continue reading

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Carbon Disclosure Project — Engagement of Asset Management Industry is “woefully inadequate”

Last week saw the publication of the 2011 CDP Global 5oo Report.  With such, there have been some very interesting findings that should make those in the investment community sit up and pay attention. Paul Simpson, the Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading

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So Bloomberg’s push to offer Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) data is really working! Why should you care?

In June 2010, I attended the Responsible Investor conference in New York City that was held at the offices of Bloomberg.  With such sponsorship came a presentation by the Chairman of Bloomberg outlining their strategic decision to move into offering … Continue reading

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Water – So many things to consider for investors and corporations!!!

Increasingly I hear the question, “why does water matter to an investor and the companies they invest in?”  In an effort to answer this question, I’d like to share with you a variety of news and data points that will … Continue reading

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Climate Risk and Financial Institutions: Challenges and Opportunities

Yes folks, it’s been awhile hasn’t it?  Well from the beginning I promised that I wouldn’t write unless there was something that would be both interesting and impactful to you, the readers.  Well it seems that things have been a … Continue reading

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