Climate change is gaining prominence on board agendas, yet few directors feel confident about the topic – especially as it relates to their oversight role. In response, the KPMG Board Leadership Center has published a new report, Boardroom Climate Competence: Getting Ahead of the Curve, which offers a framework for board oversight of climate-related risk and opportunity.
In this episode, Susan Angele, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center, overviews the climate change challenge and highlights key areas of board focus for the months ahead.
- What factors are driving the urgency around climate change?
- How are boards currently engaging on this topic?
- How does the issue of climate change impact board composition?