If you head up a business now would be a good time to begin looking at the looming climate risks and develop strategies to mitigate those.
What are the top 10 risks in terms of likelihood according to the WEF Global Risks Report 2019?
Here they are:
Extreme weather events
Failure of climate-change mitigation and adaptation
Data fraud or theft
Man-made environmental disasters
Large-scale involuntary migration
Biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse
Asset bubbles in a major economy
Do you notice how many on this list are directly related to the climate crisis? 7/10
What is your business strategy to decouple from the carbon economy to mitigate these risks?
Low hanging fruit:
Use renewable energy to power your offices
Reduce the need for offices and daily commutes by enabling flexible and remote working
Fly less by meeting more frequently online.
(Michale Hayes quote source)