Climate change poses significant systemic risk to banks and financial institutions. However, financial institutions are yet to define a strategy to manage environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk and the climate change impact on finance and banking, especially in relation with regulatory, business, and technology trends.
So, how do financial institutions successfully manage climate and ESG risk and facilitate a transition toward a low carbon economy? In this podcast, Zoi Fletcher, Contributing Editor, Risk.net, talks to Zeeshan Rashid, Global Head, Climate Change Advisory, Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance, TCS, and Alan Smith, Senior Advisor, Climate and ESG Risk, HSBC about:
Disruptive consequences of climate risk for financial institutions
The possibility of climate adjusted risk-weighted assets and capital becoming a reality to make climate adoption mainstream
The role of distributed ledger technology in the calculation of physical and transition risks