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Introduction to Climate Risk Management Course Overview

A 2022 report by Deloitte called “The Turning Point: A new economic climate in the United States” forecast that inaction on climate change could cost the US economy $14.5 trillion over the next 50 years. 

Not only does climate change represent a very dangerous threat to humankind in the long run; it’s also a much more imminent threat to our global economy than many business and finance professionals realize.

Introduction to Climate Risk Management Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the basic concepts of climate change
  • Identify, compare, and contrast different types of climate risks
  • Describe how climate change creates financial risks specifically
  • Interpret key recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework
  • Analyze an example partner/supplier code of conduct
  • Recommend key steps toward designing and implementing a climate risk management framework

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is relevant to a broad range of business, finance, and banking professionals at all stages of their career journeys, as well as entrepreneurs, management consultants, and senior executives at organizations of all sizes that are faced with changing stakeholder expectations.

Introduction to Climate Risk Management

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Level 1

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This Course is Part of the Following Programs

Why stop here? Expand your skills and show your expertise with the professional certifications, specializations, and CPE credits you’re already on your way to earning.

Environmental Social, and Governance Specialization
  • Skills Learned ESG Analysis, ESG Integration, ESG Investing, ESG & Business Intelligence
  • Career Prep Asset Management, Management Consulting, Business Analyst, Credit Analyst, Corporate Development, Senior Leadership

Learner Reviews

Climate Change Management
Great Insights in Climate Change Management and illustrative of how everyone in their capacity plays a vital role in mitigating risks and escalation of climate change effects.

Catherine Asayo

Very informative,understood the finance world,business,governance and the importance of ESG in a developing world.


Most Relevant ESG Topic
Climate Change is the result of GHG emissions; managers have been told the TCFD framework that how they can control it. Perfectly organized.

Yaseen Ghori

Excellent Learning Experience in Year 2023
Its been a while I have been doing courses using CFI platform. This is one of the most professional, credible and knowledgeable platform I have come across. Kudos and thumbs up to CFI team.

Irtaza Hussain

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