Topic: Climate risk & sustainability

Results released from 2019 Reputational Risk Australia survey report

What does reputational risk mean to Australian organisations? Read our Reputational Risk Australia report to find out. When it comes to questions of reputation in the workplace, the shadow of the Hayne Royal Commission hangs heavy over major Australian organisations. In the year of Hayne’s landmark report on the conduct of Australian financial institutions, measuring, … Continue Reading

Quelling the Extinction Rebellion: Climate risks must be addressed regardless of boycotts

What are the proposed reforms? The last month has seen ‘Extinction Rebellion’ climate protests on a major scale, with environment groups calling on consumers and investors to cut ties with energy companies, manufacturers and other entities heavily reliant on fossil fuels. This has extended to demands for boycotts on banks and insurers supporting new resources … Continue Reading

The time is now: Climate risk a mandatory issue for all boards

The false narrative develops yet again On 31 October 2019, the NZ Government released a Discussion Paper outlining mandatory principles-based disclosure of climate risks for all companies. Importantly, disclosure will use the framework outlined in the June 2017 final report of the G20 Financial Stability Board’s Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD Framework). The TCFD … Continue Reading