To mitigate climate risks at the pace needed to create real change, corporate and government leaders must fundamentally shift the way they approach their risk strategies to address climate change challenges.
While finance leaders can, and should, play a crucial role in driving this change in corporate opinion, skepticism has held them back. To push the business community to evaluate climate risks, we must first stop the debate around climate change. Climate science is a legitimate field, and the findings are indisputable.
As we enter a new decade, the finance industry needs to correct climate change myths that businesses and governments have been using as excuses for lack of action. To accomplish this, we must start by acknowledging them.