Global society has embraced the idea that climate change is impacting the natural world.
A growing number of financial institutions already acknowledge that a changing climate presents real and calculable risk on the companies they trade, the loans they make and the assets they hold.
Today, global financial regulators are catching up and are drafting new rules to take this phenomenon into account.
Regulators have set up guidelines for the banks they plan to stress test this year but many firms are struggling with how exactly to measure ‘Climate Change’ and how to create a model that can seamlessly be translated into financial risk.
The goal of this document is to help them come to grips with the issue and offer possible solutions.