Executive Data Brief:
the TCFD Signatories Perspective on Climate Change and Air Quality
Established in 2015 by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney in response to G20 request to better understand the financial implications of climate change, The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) has been pushing companies to publicly disclose on their climate-related risks and opportunities.
In less than three years, the TCFD signatories have accounted for $44 billion in average market capitalization, per company, including the likes of; Diageo, PepsiCo, Unilever, Morgan Stanley, BHP Billiton, Akzo Nobel, Kering, Shell, Burberry, M&S, EDF, Engie, and Qantas Airways.
Given the initiative’s scale and its potential impacts, this brief analyzes how the TCFD signatories have been reporting on climate-related topics for the past five years, including the period before and after the Task Force recommendations release.
Download the “The TCFD Signatories Perspective on Climate Change and Air Quality” Executive Data Brief to learn;
- How the TCFD financial services signatories disclose on climate change related risks in their annual financial reports, in comparison to non-financial signatories
- How the gap between the sectors on high emphasis reporting has been evolving in the past five years
- Which of the topics related to climate change risk are material to financial and non-financial services signatories
- How the TCFD recommendations have impacted the disclosure of climate change related risks in corporate financial reports.
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