TITLE

THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND CLIMATE CHANGE: BACKGROUND AND METHODOLOGY

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
OECD Environment Working Papers;11/30/2011, Issue 39, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Working Paper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section discusses the significant risks facing the private sector as a result of climate change. A definition of the private sector is provided. There are various risk exposures facing businesses due to climate change including systemic risks across the economy and specific risks at both the industry and company levels. A 2010 survey found that only 23% of businesses in Great Britain have been active in responding to the risks posed by climate change.
ACCESSION #
69980997

 

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