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Climate Governance on Boards


In collaboration with PwC, WEF has published guiding principles to help the board of directors to steer climate risks and opportunities: the governance principles are designed to increase directors' climate awareness, embed climate issues into board structures and processes and improve navigation of the risks and opportunities that climate change poses to business.

Green Incentives in Malaysia


A compilation of past, ongoing, and upcoming efforts of government ministries in the 'Green Incentives' movement.

Aide for Non-Exec Directors on Climate Governance (Executive Summary)


Executive Summary: Questions to assist non-executive director on oversight of physical climate risk management (by Acclimatise)

Aide for Non-Exec Director on Climate Governance


Questions to assist non-executive director on oversight of physical climate risk management (Acclimatise, Minter Ellison and Chapter Zero)

Global Risks Report 2020

January 2020

This WEF 2020 report describes risks from an unsettled geopolitical landscape, deteriorating economic and social stability, climate threats and accelerated biodiversity loss, unequal access to and lack of governance in the digital world, and our health systems coming under new pressures.

Chapter Zero UK Resources

Link to the Resources curated by Chapter Zero UK, the UK chapter of WEF's Climate Governance Initiative

Our climate is changing


1:25 min video by the World Meteorological Organisation showing data trends on temperature, carbon emissions, ice melt, rising sea levels.

Sustainable Development Goals (UNDP)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

The 17 SDGs are integrated - that is, they recognize that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development must balance social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Through the pledge to Leave No One Behind, countries have committed to fast-track progress for those furthest behind first. That is why the SDGs are designed to bring the world to several life-changing 'zeros', including zero poverty, hunger, AIDS and discrimination against women and girls.

Leadership for the Decade of Action

A study on the characteristics of sustainable business leaders (by United Nations Global Compact & Russell Reynolds Associates)

EU Commission Sustainable Finance

Guide for Supervisors Integrating climate-related and environmental risks into prudential supervision

by Network for Greening of Financial Systems (NGFS)

The macroeconomic and financial stability impacts of climate change: research priorities

by Network for Greening of Financial Systems (NGFS)

The Green Swan - Central banking and financial stability in the age of climate change

by Banque de France

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