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Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD): A Beginner's Guide

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The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) launched during negotiations at the U.N. Paris Climate Summit in 2015. It started as an industry-led group, hosted by the Financial Stability Board of the G20 countries, aiming to put the risk of climate change on the same plane as other dangerous corporate financial risks, and to call for transparency in disclosing those risks as an explicit aspect of fiduciary responsibility.

This report explains why TCFD was created and provides recommendations for corporate disclosures and scenario analyses. You'll also find out how TCFD fits with other ESG reporting frameworks and learn how to best manage TCFD to maximize your organization's performance and impact.

 

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KEY FINDINGS: 

  • What is TCFD-aligned reporting?
  • What are the TCFD recommendations for financial disclosures?
  • How does TCFD reporting align with other ESG reporting frameworks?
  • How can organizations report across multiple frameworks?
  • How can organizations use TCFD for performance and impact?

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