Managing Business Risks from Climate Change

Discover how the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies helps companies translate climate trends into business metrics and actionable insights, empowering strategic business planning and TCFD compliance.

Climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy poses an existential risk for businesses. The Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies translates climate change science to quantify the financial impacts of climate-related business risk. Our team of climate scientists, climate policy experts, modelers and risk specialists create customized analytics that assess both the physical and transactional risks of climate change. This includes:

  • Projected EarningsValue@Risk broken down by policy, market, technology, reputation and liability risks.
  • Multi-decadal AssetValue@Risk to locations across the entire business value chain from risks associated with increased extreme weather events.
  • Net-Zero strategy planner to assess different business strategies and optimize for emissions reduction and shareholder value.
  • A reporting framework for investors and regulators, including TCFD reporting;

These insights enable businesses to make strategic investment decisions to manage their exposure to transition and physical risks, as well as creating new opportunities across product development, supply chain resilience and new routes to market.

A climate risk atlas

Key value propositions:

  • Inform strategic business planning on climate change.
  • Manage physical risks from climate-driven extreme weather.
  • Quantify and manage transition risk stemming from green regulation.
  • Meet regulatory and reporting requirements.