Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it denotes the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, which includes the ocean and ice on Earth. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, terrain, and altitude, as well as nearby water bodies and their currents. Climates can …



World Bank Group · 31 March 2023 English

decreased oil revenues from drops in production due to climate-related disasters or volatility in global oil the continued issues with oil production due to climate-related flooding of oil fields. Non-oil GDP is of weak governance of reforms and spending and climate-related natural disasters, also heighten the risk

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

For CEOs in the US and Europe, COVID-19 disruptions are mostly in the rearview mirror, but concern over the pandemic’s impacts remains strong among CEOs in China, where COVID-19 cases …

community itself is highly focused on. ESG priorities, climate change, and renewable energy Stakeholder capitalism—the in our survey. Almost half of CEOs globally say climate change is already having a significant impact on achieve its climate commitments, more than a quarter of CEOs in China see the impact of climate change affecting

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

may supplement their energy needs with a greater share of fossil-fuels, likely slowing progress related to climate. [...] Second, ensure there is C-suite alignment on the impact. CEOs around the globe ranked sus

sil-fuels, likely slowing progress related to climate commitments in the near term. But as the crisis eases

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

Find opportunities for dialogue with customers. Engaging in effective sustainability disclosure with your customers requires understanding their ESG needs and priorities. Results 2 B2B Sustainability Disclosure from a recent …

ndards, CDP questionnaires, and Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommend

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

1 Energy in Global Recession: The Way Ahead Avoid, reduce, and substitute. These three principles shoul. [...] The cleanest and most affordable energy form is the one not consumed …

pathways that businesses should follow for fighting climate change. In our recent Net-Zero pathway chart,  org/topics/climate-change/net-zero-pathway

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

3 From Crisis to Opportunity The corporate commitment to ci. [...] 4 From Crisis to Opportunity . [...] 6 From Crisis to Opportunity . [...] 7 From …

espond and invest in so many areas (including climate, public health, education, racial equality, food multifaceted approach to the current economic climate—with the long term in mind. Indeed, as illustr

The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

1 Sustainability in Times of Recession their resources on them. [...] 3 Sustainability in Times of Recession Source: The Conference Board, 2022 Once all stakeholders understand the direction …

 Meanwhile, extreme weather caused by the warming climate is battering food supply and infrastructure. B

The Conference Board · 29 March 2023

Insights for What’s Ahead Companies that rely on residual-mix energy may see increases in their emissions, which exposes them to potential liability risks. [...] Companies with coal-based energy use hidden …

. However, recent years have seen a  surge in climate change-related cases initiated by governments and nongovernmental organizations. Companies that make climate commitments but do nothing or very little towa uk/granthaminstitute/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Global-trends-in-climate-change-litigation-2022-snapshot.pdf https://conference-board thways toward net zero, as they set ambitious climate targets. In Europe, despite the short-term comeback due to energy rcent by 2030 and to become the world’s first climate-neutral bloc by 2050. In other regions, such a

The Conference Board · 29 March 2023 English

The Road to COP 28 Business Takeaways from the UN’s Latest Climate Change Report Considering the current rate of emissions growth and the uneven attempts to curb it, it is “more likely than not” that  e” that this will occur before 2040, according to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC)  AR6 Synth. [...]   1           The Road to COP 28           www.conferenceboard Source: The Conference Board The AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023 is a summary of the findings of six previous reports covering the latest climate science; impacts and adaptation; and mitigation; as well as

COP 28 Business Takeaways from the UN’s Latest Climate Change Report Considering the current rate of  rgovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC)  AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023, released in March in advance ected to increase the pace and scale of their climate action in advance of the Dubai COP 28 meeting. Source: The Conference Board The AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023 is a summary of the findings of six previous x previous reports covering the latest climate science; impacts and adaptation; and mitigation; as well as

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 29 March 2023 English What is an Agricultural Power? When the concept of agricultural power is mentioned and discussed in the Chinese context, the following key characteristics have been stressed: strong capacity in …

food security as volatile geopolitics and growing climate shocks worsen the global food security outlook

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