By Salvatore Schiano, ResearcherListen to Forrester’s What It Means podcast to learn more about the threats climate change poses to business operations and how and why firms are preparing for climate uncertainty. It may not seem like it yet, but climate change is altering the world so drastically that all enterprises will need to undergo a transformation to avoid going extinct. Earlier this week, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported (with high confidence) that at the rate we’re going, global warming of 1.5°C is likely between 2030 and 2052. There are also less intuitive impacts related to the transition to a carbon-free economy, as well as new trends in how customers, investors, business partners, and regulators make decisions. Our report, “Adapt To Climate Change Or Face Extinction,” aims to help business and technology leaders understand climate change as a risk and opportunity multiplier.
Source: Forbes October 11, 2018 19:18 UTC