Managing Climate Risk

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Edition 1, Paperback , 336 pages
ISBN (10): 1 85418 602 7 ; (13): 978 185418 6027
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Overview

Climate change poses a serious threat to the continuity and prosperity of organizations: serious disruption in business activities and a permanent cut in output.

This important book explains how organizations can:

  • Reduce their exposure to direct threats
  • Improve their efficiency
  • Learn how to gain from shifts in the way their markets operate

In a clear, informative style it explores:

  • Techniques for identifying climate risks and systems for managing them
  • How to prepare for contingencies caused by extreme weather changes
  • Options for controlling emissions and improving resource efficiency
  • How to find alternative sources of energy and minimise waste
  • Smarter working practices, flexible travel plans and greener building
  • How an innovative response can strengthen the brand

Who is this book for?

This book is ideal for:

  • Leaders and policy-makers across business and industry as well as central and local government
  • HR Managers
  • Facilities and Property Managers
  • Consultants specialising in risk management, change management and human resources
  • Ecology experts

Content

  • The case for action
  • Executive response
  • Managing physical risks
  • Emissions control
  • Resource efficiencies
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Product lifecycles
  • Smarter working practices
  • Transport
  • Greener buildings

The author

Adam Jolly writes regularly for many leading financial and technical journals. He is Editor of The Growing Business Handbook and co-author of The International Patents Handbook and The Pension Trustee’s Investment Guide.

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