Wheeler Institute Climate Initiative
The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development at London Business School recently launched the Wheeler Institute Climate Initiative: Business can make a difference , where they are seeking to understand, illuminate, and support the business community – individuals and systems – in understanding, responding and adapting to the challenges and opportunities that climate change presents. The initiative will have a particular interest on implications and actions for those in developing countries.
The first webinar series focusses on the subject of disclosure, data and infrastructure related to climate risks.
Lucrezia Reichlin, London Business School Professor of Economics and trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation, is hosting several high-profile corporate leaders in a series of webinars that will explore how public and private institutional investors can restructure capital offerings and risk management processes to reflect climate forces. Their guest-speakers include:
- Mr Emmanuel Faber, Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB): The need for and impact of high quality globally comparable reporting
Thursday 10 March, 2pm GMT
- Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment: The Impact Revolution – it is going to happen sooner than you think
Thursday 17 March, 2pm GMT
- Ms Clara Barby, Senior Partner at Just Climate: Building global consensus on how to measure and manage impact
Monday 21 March, 2pm GMT
- Mr Frédéric Samama, Head of Strategic Development at Sustainability1, S&P: The new-challenge of being carbon neutral by 2050
Thursday 7 April, 2pm BST
- Mr Richard Cantor, Chief Risk Officer for Moody’s Corporation (MCO) and Chief Credit Officer for Moody’s Investors Service (MIS): Incorporating climate risks and opportunities: Insights from a leading credit agency
Thursday 14 April, 2pm BST
You can access further information on the Wheeler Institute Climate Initiative webpage or the Wheeler Institute blog.