Resources for Trustees

Understand climate-related risks and opportunities and build climate competence to improve effective fund management.

Jan 11th, 2022

The Global Risks Report 2022

The Global Risks Report series tracks global risks perceptions among risk experts and world leaders in business, government, and civil society. It examines risks across five categories: economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological. Every year the report also analyses key risks to explore further in deep-dive chapters—these could be risks that feature prominently on our survey, those […]

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Nov 23rd, 2021

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero: Our progress and plan towards a net-zero global economy

In this report, we detail the progress GFANZ has made in the six months since launching in April 2021 and share GFANZ’s near-term work plan and ambitions. In short, GFANZ has launched a programme of work to transform the financial system, drawing on the enormously valuable work of the many organisations that have driven climate […]

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Nov 22nd, 2021

Future Urban Risk Landscapes: An insurance perspective

By 2050, more than two thirds of the world’s population is projected to live in cities. Urbanisation is associated with fundamental socio-economic changes that present formidable challenges to socio-economic resilience and have significant risk management and insurance implications. This report explores the link between urbanisation and the dynamics of risk landscapes and examines insurers’ potential […]

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Nov 16th, 2021

Principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks

Basel Committee issues public consultation on principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks. The consultation paper seeks to promote a principles-based approach to improve banks’ risk management practices and supervisory practices related to climate-related financial risks.

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Nov 10th, 2021

Canadian Pensions Dashboard for Responsible Investing

In a fast-changing world where global investors are embarking on the largest reallocation of capital in history, pursuing sustainability and inclusivity offers social, environmental, and investment benefits. Canadian pension funds have a vital role to play in realizing a sustainable, inclusive future. The Canadian Pensions Dashboard for Responsible Investing sheds light on the current landscape of responsible […]

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Oct 31st, 2021

Sink or Swim: Transforming Canada’s economy for a global low-carbon future

The global low-carbon transition needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change has already begun sweeping across economies and industries around the world, and it is building strength. In response, Canada faces a critical choice that will define our economic prospects for generations: will we fight against the tide, simply tread water, or will […]

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