Guide | Physical Climate Risk: Preparing Your Portfolio for a Changing Climate


The world’s climate is changing, and the physical impacts of these changes are being felt with more frequency and more intensity around the globe. For investors, it is becoming clear that the physical climate risks to their holdings are likely to increase in the coming years, even as the global community works toward Paris-aligned net-zero emissions by 2050. So how can companies and investors assess their exposure to physical climate risk? 

In this primer portfolio managers will receive:  

  • A summary of physical risks issuers’ assets are exposed to due to climate change. 

  • Key considerations for assessing physical climate risks to portfolios. 

  • Practical examples of how to use climate data and metrics to assess potential vulnerabilities within a portfolio.