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Bloomberg Task Force should recommend companies be required to stress test their business plans against risks of climate change actions and impacts

Press release  6 June, 2016

Companies that fail to plan for business scenarios in a low-carbon economy risk decline or even bankruptcy, according to a submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures from the Grantham Research Institute. read more »


ExxonMobil is taking a reckless gamble

ExxonMobil is taking a reckless gamble

in the news Nicholas Stern  3 June, 2016

Financial Times, 3 June




Letters: Cost of gas

Letters: Cost of gas

in the news Bob Ward  22 May, 2016

Telegraph, 22 May


Offsetting emissions: It’s not just the cost of carbon that matters to businesses

a commentary by Misato Sato  19 May, 2016

This commentary reflects on a recent report which looked at why some companies offset their emissions outside of Europe and why others don’t. read more »




Study finds no evidence that climate change policies are harming the UK’s competitiveness

Press release  10 May, 2016

The proposed Fifth Carbon Budget, which will set a greenhouse gas emissions target for 2030, would not harm the UK’s competitiveness, and could even help deliver long-term economic growth, according to a new report by the Grantham Research Institute. read more »


Sovereign funds ignore climate risk

Sovereign funds ignore climate risk

in the news Simon Dietz, Alex Bowen  1 May, 2016

Financial Times, 1 May