Policies to regulate greenhouse gases are being developed and implemented in major markets around the world. Because these new policies bring costs as well as opportunities, prudent investors will factor climate change risk into investment decisions.
Provides investors worldwide with information to assist them in responding to the financial risks and investment opportunities posed by climate change.
Northeast business action to reduce greenhouse gases
Reviews corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management based on the experiences of nine large corporations from various economic sectors.
Emerging environmental risks and shareholder value in the oil and gas industry
Evaluates how environmental issues might impact the future financial performance of leading companies in the oil and gas sector.
Corporate disclosure of financially significant environmental risks
How some companies are failing to disclose their exposure to financially material environmental issues -- running counter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and preventing investors from accurately valuing these companies.
Material Outflows From Industrial Economies
Despite waste reduction measures and significant improvements in the efficiency of material use in Austria, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, and the United States, the overall quantities of wastes flowing into the environment each year continue to grow.
An action agenda
A collaborative effort by General Motors, the World Resources Institute, Monsanto, and British Petroleum addresses how the Earth's climate can be protected while expanding global economic prosperity.
Analysis and assessment
An empirical and policy assessment that highlights recent changes in trade policy and focuses on the sectoral impacts from these changes, their likely environmental consequences, and opportunities to promote more sustainable trade strategies.