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What Climate-related Financial Risk Means for Communities: Part 3 – Community Banking

Climate change-driven events—like heat waves, droughts, floods, and fires—cause damage to communities’ and individuals’ health and safety. But these events also threaten the financial well-being of communities across the U.S. through their impact on markets and local economies. These risks are increasingly visible in the housing and mortgage markets. In…
Gabrielle Stephens
February 15, 2024
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What Climate-related Financial Risk Means for Communities: Part 2 – Housing & Mortgage Markets

Climate change-driven events—like heat waves, droughts, floods, and fires—cause damage to communities’ and individuals’ health and safety. But these events also threaten the financial well-being of communities across the U.S. through their impact on markets and local economies. These risks are increasingly visible in the housing and mortgage markets. In…
Jesse Gourevitch
February 7, 2024
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What Climate-related Financial Risk Means for Communities: Part 1 – Insurance

Climate change-driven events—like heat waves, droughts, floods, and fires—cause damage to communities’ and individuals’ health and safety. But these events also threaten the financial well-being of communities across the U.S. through their impact on markets and local economies. Nowhere is this more visible recently than in the property insurance market.…
Karina French
February 1, 2024
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Banking Regulators Act in the Face of Headwinds to Address Climate Risk

This blog discusses new regulations released by a group of independent federal agencies that demonstrate a partisan divide on the subject of climate-related financial risk. However, these regulations are a positive step towards recognizing and addressing climate-related financial risk alongside other risks that the financial sector has been considering for…
Chloe Field
November 10, 2023
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Global Consensus is Emerging on Corporate Scope 3 Disclosures. Will the SEC Lead or Lag?

2023 is a significant year for corporate climate disclosure rules: regulators around the world are issuing or strengthening their disclosure requirements for registered companies pertaining to sustainability and climate-related financial risk. In Europe, the European Commission plans to finalize initial reporting standards for corporate sustainability reporting by June. UK regulators…
Cynthia Hanawalt
March 28, 2023