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November's Feature Article

November's Feature Article
Climate Change Law and Sustainability Disclosures: What’s Next?

In recent years, climate change related risk has become an important topic of discussion in boardrooms across the globe, for companies both large and small. From changes in extreme weather patterns, to the consequences of moving to a low carbon economy, to the impact of new laws and regulations, climate change issues will impact companies regardless of size or location. Whether and how companies assess, measure, and report on these risks — and opportunities — is becoming big business. Dozens of organizations are developing voluntary reporting standards aimed at providing investors with relevant information to enable more accurate comparisons between companies and a better valuation of those risks and opportunities.