The resources below have been collated to provide non-executive directors with a knowledge hub. This brings together relevant climate change materials from regulators, standard setters and other content creators.
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Previous reports, analysis and articles
|Organisation / Publication / Author||Link||Information||Date|
|The Carbon Trust|
|A New Era for Supply Chains||Covid-19 has delivered a powerful lesson on the risks of long, linear supply chains. How can businesses improve their supply chain resilience, while also contributing to a green recovery?||20/07/2020|
|Business in the Community||Target setting: Getting started on your net-zero journey||Factsheet helps organisations create a pathway to accelerate the transition to net- zero. For further guidance, consult ‘Why now is the time to start your net zero carbon journey’ factsheet.||02/07/2020|
|Deloitte Academy 10-minute read||Mark Carney on the role of the chair and the board webinar discussion||Article based on a webinar relating to role of boards in transitioning to net zero. Speakers: Mark Carney UN Special Envoy Climate Action and Finance; Howard Covington, Chair Alan Turing Institute; Richard Cranfield, Chair Global Corporate Practice Allen & Overy; Sharon Thorne, Global Chair Deloitte, and Dr Nigel Wilson, CEO Legal & General Plc.||23/06/2020|
|Business in the Community||Why now is the time to start your net zero carbon journey||Examines the opportunities available to tackle the climate emergency as governments begin the process of restarting economies. Provides guidance when using the BITC ‘Target setting: Getting started on your net-zero journey’ factsheet.||03/06/2020|
|Chapter Zero with CISL and Earth on Board||How can boards deliver net zero carbon business strategy ?||Briefing from Chapter Zero webinar with CISL and Earth on Board, exploring five key drivers for change.||01/05/2020|
|Net Zero Initiative||The Net Zero Initiative - a framework for carbon neutrality||The Net Zero Initiative provides organizations with a method to effect climate action to achieve carbon neutrality. The framework proposes an organization should reduce its direct emissions, as well as those of others, and improve carbon sinks. Full Report and Executive Summary available.||01/04/2020|
|Bill Gates: How the coronavirus pandemic can help the world solve climate change||“That idea of innovation and science and the world working together — that is totally common between these two problems, and so I don’t think this has to be a huge set back for climate,” Gates told TED’s Chris Anderson during a livestreamed conversation on March 24.||31/03/2020|
|CISL and The British army with Earth on Board||Informing a strategic response to climate change||A review of a workshop for the British Army addressing:|
– The strategic implications of climate change for the Army, and how the Army is responding
– Internal leadership and commitment
– Engaging external stakeholders
|Herbert Smith Freehills||Climate Change – Succeed in a lower carbon future||This report considers the political, regulatory and commercial pressures arising from climate change and examine the opportunities and rewards for corporates leading the charge into a lower-carbon future.||01/09/2019|
|BSR/GlobeScan||The State of Sustainable Business 2019 Results of the 11th Annual Survey of Sustainable Business Leaders 2019||Provides insight into sustainable business and looks at the future milestones around which companies are planning their sustainability strategies and what they’ll be doing differently.||01/09/2019|
|By B Lab UK with the support and guidance of The B Team and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School||A playbook for business||The purpose of this playbook is to inspire and support businesses of all sizes who want to take climate action, declare a climate emergency and engage in meaningful climate advocacy. The playbook will present practical tools and resources for business executives and employees who wish to step up their commitment to transforming their organisation’s governance, operations and business models to address the climate emergency.||11/12/2019|
|INSEAD Knowledge||What’s Stopping Boards from Taking Action on Sustainability?||Increasingly, board members recognise that their sustainability responsibilities have changed. To help boards turn their sustainability aspirations into actions, six points have been identified where immediate action can be taken.||29/04/2019|
|The Carbon Trust||The Carbon Trust: Aim higher: how business can help achieve 1.5ºC||The consequences of climate change are negative and formidable, including damage to infrastructure, disruption of supply chains, water scarcity and shifts in customer behaviour. How can businesses mitigate these risks by working to keep global warming below 1.5°C?||01/10/2017|
|The Carbon Trust||The Carbon Trust: Titans or titanics? Climate change and business||How will the transition to a low carbon, environmentally sustainable future affect projected cash flows and company value? And as the drivers for an environmentally sustainable economy grow stronger, would your company consider changing products, services and business models?||01/06/2015|
|Science Based Targets Initiatives||Science Based Targets Initiative: Visit website||Why should businesses adopt science-based targets as they act on climate change and what are the benefits to future growth of a corporate commitment to science-based targets and decarbonisation?||01/05/2014|
|The Carbon Trust||The Carbon Trust: Climate change – a business revolution?||What is the impact of a transition to a low carbon economy on companies and how can this transition affect projected cash flows and company value?||22/09/2008|