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Climate Change and Business: Opportunities, Risk & Corporate Responsibility (EGY640G)

Presented By : Dr. Laurie Ristino
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Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Tue, June 17, 2014
Event Description
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Don’t Let Climate Change Catch Your Business By Surprise Learn Key Strategies for Minimizing Your Risk

While most businesses are adept at identifying and mitigating risk, climate change is one high-risk area that is often overlooked.

Climate change-related weather conditions can severely disrupt the supply chain – whether by disrupting transport or impacting the availability and cost of raw materials. In addition, new regulations can force businesses into entirely new operating models.

Savvy American business leaders are now incorporating the impacts of climate change into their business strategies in three key ways: by adjusting for risk, exploiting opportunities, and implementing mitigation and adaptation policies.  

This behavior marks an important shift in the stance of American business.   Understanding these three key strategies is critical to competing in today’s business world, especially for those companies most impacted by risks associated with climate change.

Join us for this webinar by Dr. Laurie Ristino to learn how leading businesses are preparing for and adjusting to climate change risks and how you, too, can begin to equip your business with critical strategies to reduce your risk.

This webinar will:

  • Reveal the true cost of climate change risk to US companies
  • Introduce adaptation and mitigation strategies are being used by major corporations
  • Examine how business are using planning to limit risks associated with climate change (supply, distribution, etc) and how this is happening globally
  • Uncover the opportunities climate change presents for businesses, especially in the areas of risk management, adaptation, mitigation, and new industries.
  • Equip participants with new knowledge regarding the three strategies that are being employed by business to address climate change
  • Provide participants with important knowledge on one of the key mitigation adaptation tools used—carbon offsets—and discuss available markets
  • Share helpful websites and other resources businesses can use in incorporating climate change considerations into their planning

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is ideal for:


    • Business executives
    • Business owners
    • Students in sustainable MBA programs
    • Carbon offset providers
    • Program managers for all types of organizations
    • Sustainability officers
About Our Speaker(s)

Dr. Laurie Ristino, Green Technology ExpertDr. Laurie Ristino
Professor Laurie Ristino joined the Vermont Law School faculty in 2013. She is the first director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) and an associate professor of law. As director, she is responsible for CAFS vision and direction, including curriculum development, teaching, outreach, and advocacy. Pr... More info

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