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Climate change: The coming storm and how to prepare

Two presentations about climate change risks from Lloyd Kavanagh, Partner, MinterEllisonRuddWatts, and Stephanie de Groot, Senior Associate, MinterEllisonRuddWatts.
Part 1 - Climate change risks to your organisation

Climate change is not just an environmental issue, it’s a business issue. In part 1 of their presentation, Lloyd Kavanagh and Stephanie de Groot from MinterEllisonRuddWatts provide a legal perspective on the physical, transitional, and liability risks associated with climate change and how to prepare.

This is relevant for governors of public sector organisations and those involved with financial or performance reporting.

Transcript for this video | Presentation (PDF, 1.9MB, 9 pages)
Part 2 - Mitigating climate change risks within your organisation

So how do you prepare an organisation for the implications of climate change? This video looks at how to mitigate the risks mentioned in the first video, and where to find useful tools relevant to your organisation.

Transcript for this video | Presentation (PDF, 1MB, 5 pages)

Lloyd KavanaghLloyd Kavanagh (IDP-C (INSEAD), AMP (Wharton), LLB (Otago)) leads MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ Financial Services practice. He is a recognised thought-leader on governance issues. He has written numerous articles and regularly speaks on the governance implications of climate change, including to INFINZ, Institute of Directors, the Climate Change and Business Conference, and the UNEPFI Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific.

Stephanie de GrootStephanie de Groot BSc / LLB (Auckland) is a Senior Associate in the Environment Team at law firm at MinterEllisonRuddWatts. She specialises in providing advice on all aspects of environmental and resource management law. Stephanie has a particular interest in climate change response and adaptation and regularly advises clients on climate change policy developments and compliance with the ETS.

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