Managing Climate Change Business Risks and Consequences: Leadership for Global Sustainability

Hardcover | February 29, 2012

EditorJ. Stoner, James A.F. Stoner

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Climate change can have major impacts on business (and business can have major impacts on climate change). Risk management is a valuable way of framing climate change issues and for grappling with the possible consequences of climate change. The key players involved in managing the risks associated with climate change have learned a lot about how to protect themselves and others that all businesses can learn from, and those same key players are taking and can take ever-more valuable steps in the future not only to protect themselves and others from the negative consequences of climate change, but also to reduce and reverse the impact of the driving forces that are creating climate change. Although the title of this volume and its major focus will be on one major aspect of global sustainability - climate change - this volume continues with the overall framing of the series: global sustainability is a multi-faceted, global, multi-generational, economic, social, environmental, and cultural phenomenon and challenge to our species - a challenge we must meet on behalf of all generations and all species.

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Climate change can have major impacts on business (and business can have major impacts on climate change). Risk management is a valuable way of framing climate change issues and for grappling with the possible consequences of climate change. The key players involved in managing the risks associated with climate change have learned a lo...

James A.F. Stoner is professor of Management Systems and chair holder of Fordham University's James A.F. Stoner Chair for Global Sustainability.Charles Wankel is professor of Management at Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John's University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:254 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:February 29, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230115837

ISBN - 13:9780230115835

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PART I CLIMATE CHANGE AND RISK MANAGEMENT * Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION: Framing the Inquiry into risk management and climate change * Chapter 2: ASKING "THE RIGHT QUESTION": * Chapter 3: BASIC CONCEPTS OF RISK MANAGEMENT * PART II THE KEY PLAYERS MANAGING THE RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE * Chapter 4: RISK MANAGING INSTITUTIONS - THE INSURERS * Chapter 5: CORPORATE RISK MANAGERS - THE INSURED * Chapter 6: GOVERNMENT REGULATORS DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL - RULE SETTERS, JUDGES, AND REFEREES * Chapter 7: THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING NGOS, THE PRESS - COMMENTATORS, CRITICS, AND CHEERLEADERs * SECTION III BEYOND "INSURANCE" * Chapter 8: GOING FORWARD - DESIRABLE EVOLUTION IN GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY RISK MANAGEMENT * Chapter 9: MANAGING THE RISKS OF CARBON SEQUESTRATION * Chapter 10: TAKING ACTIONS TO DEAL WITH CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES