Collins Climate Consulting
Collins Climate Consulting
Collins Climate Consulting is a strategic advisory that helps accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy for businesses and communities. CCC specializes in stakeholder engagement, communications and strategy development.
Collins is lead author on a new paper released at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Egypt by the Global Adaptation and Resilience Investment working group (GARI). The State of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Investment: Where We Are, Current Investor Views and Paths Forward looks at the global progress on understanding physical climate risk and resilience, assesses the developing market for investors, studies feedback from stakeholder surveys and discussions, and brings forth a set of recommendations and potential paths forward for resilience investments. Press release and paper available for download.
“Investors have an important role to play in helping to build resilience in the face of climate impacts and to incorporate climate risks in their investment decisions” notes Jay Koh, Founder and Chair of GARI, in the Forward to the paper.
While companies worldwide grapple with what Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) means for their business, one thing is becoming clear - climate change is a given for every ESG strategy.
"When it comes to what exactly will comprise the list of universal disclosures, there is no real alignment except for one issue agreed upon by all parties—climate change." - Fast Company, 4/21/21
Businesses must understand what their stakeholders - including investors, customers, suppliers, employees - expect in terms of the E in ESG. Investors want to understand the climate risks they are buying into. Employees want to understand the values they are aligning with. Clients want to know the strategic opportunities they are gaining from partners prepared for the future that is here.
"The SEC, the EU, several APAC countries, and the standards organizations have all prioritized climate change, so it is a safe bet that reporting on your company’s carbon footprint will soon be mandatory." - Fast Company, 4/21/21
This is more than carbon reporting. Understanding how climate impacts your business strategy is about identifying the risks and opportunities that climate change offers uniquely to you - and making the most of it.
Climate change has moved from a social and environmental issue to a direct financial concern for many companies, based on a Global Climate Change Analysis from CDP. Learn more here.
Corporations with climate targets are market-driven and focused on corporate success – they do not sacrifice profit or market position. 2,186 companies have made commitments to climate action – find out why and learn how you can too.
Plus 180 cities in both red and blue states are committed to 100% renewable energy.
Seek stakeholder input on how a low-carbon economy impacts your business strategy.
Discover new markets, new products and technologies to give you the competitive edge.
Know the risks and opportunities that climate change presents and investors expect you to address.
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