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Sustainable Mobility
December 2013 – Sustainable Mobility. Lightweighting: the players, the stakes and the keys to unlocking potential gains.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Building Resilient Cities: From Risk Assessment to Redevelopment
November 2013 – ClimateWise publishes priorities, planning framework and toolkit. Urban resilience against the weather effects of climate change is an imperative of the insurance industry. It reduces losses, promotes insurability, and presents opportunities for innovative risk transfer and insurance solutions to help manage climate risk.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Building Resilient Cities Priorities for Collaborative Action
November 2013 – This is one of three documents developed by insurance industry leaders and city stakeholders through the Building Climate Resilience in Cities workshop series convened by Ceres and ClimateWise in 2012 and 2013. This document distils the key priorities that emerged from the workshop series for collaborative action between key urban resiliency stakeholders to build climate resilience in cities.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
ClimateWise Thought Leadership: A one in ten chance: As risk experts do insurers really communicate risk effectively?
July 2013 – Exploring how the perception of risk affects customer responses to climate risk. How risk is perceived is key to whether people take action to manage risk. Advertisers use insights from behavioural science all the time but it is not often considered when looking at responses to unexpected events.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Measuring managing and reporting GHG emissions from internal air travel
April 2013 – PSSI is a unique consortium of leaders from professional services firms to encourage and deliver tangible steps towards a sustainable future. Its sub-group on Internal Air Travel was set up to look into the measuring, management and reporting of internal air travel in the professional services sector. It was conceived of and launched by professional services executives in 2012. The group leverages the professional services’ expertise to better understand, communicate and act on their GHG emissions resulting from business internal air travel.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
ClimateWise Thought Leadership: The role of insurers in strengthening business resilience to climate risk
February 2013 – Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance is Japan's leading general insurance company, established in 1879. In this ClimateWise Thought Leadership article Kunio Ishihara, Chairman of the Board, discusses the role of insurers in supply chain resilience, and where climate change poses particular threats to these supply chains across Asian markets.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Polly Courtice: The critical link: strategy and sustainability in leadership development
January 2013 – Over the past 25 years, business has shifted its response to sustainability issues from a focus on compliance and reputation management to longer-term risk management and building competitive advantage.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Mike Peirce: Introduction – The Future in Practice
January 2013 – The Future in Practice; the idea of the long term, and of avoiding ‘short-termism’, has become a dominant topic in business and sustainability debates.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
The Future in Practice: The State of Sustainability Leadership
December 2012 – The State of Sustainability Leadership is the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)’s annual collection of ideas and research into how business and policy leaders are tackling the challenges of the 21st century.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Julian Allwood: Sustainable Materials With Both Eyes Open
December 2012 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that global greenhouse gas reductions of 50–85 per cent will be needed by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change, representing a radical shift away from today’s fossil-fuel-derived economy. This begs the question: is such a reduction achievable, and if so, how? This is one of the key challenges tackled through the research of Dr Julian Allwood and his Low Carbon Materials Processing Group (LCMPG) at the University of Cambridge.
Located in Resources / Natural Resource Security