Risky business? How to change the climate in company boardrooms

Michael Holder
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Wildfires in California were repeatedly flagged as a major risk to PG&E investors | Credit: Daria Devyatkina
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Wildfires in California were repeatedly flagged as a major risk to PG&E investors | Credit: Daria Devyatkina

Climate change is visibly disrupting businesses worldwide - now a new World Economic Forum paper aims to make boardrooms better prepared

The very real, present, and potentially catastrophic risk posed by climate change could scarcely have been spelled out to businesses as plainly as it was in the multi-billion dollar liabilities imposed...

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