Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform(A-PLAT)

Reference materials on adaptation by businesses

This section introduces data on climate change adaptation by business operators. Please use this information to gather information when you deepen your understanding of adaptation and consider initiatives.

Data on TCFD

FSB(Financial Stability Board)/TCFD(Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
Published in 2017

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has published three reports: 「Final Report Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Recommendations are recommendations and guidance for companies to disclose climate-related financial information. The Annex "Implementing the Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures" provides guidance for each industry. The Technical Supplement, Use of Scenario Analysis in Disclosing Climate-related Risks and Opportunities, describes scenario analysis.

Overseas documents

Overseas literature on climate change adaptation by businesses is included. Please use it as a reference when promoting adaptation efforts.

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Published in 2017

There has been no guidance on how the public and private sectors should work together. This report reflects the research findings that cooperation with local governments is necessary for companies to conduct resilience activities. Urban leaders and planners can follow the steps of this Guide to develop a coordinated climate resilience plan that will benefit from private sector knowledge and produce the best results for the region as a whole.

UK Environment Agency
Published in 2015

A report prepared by the Environment Agency of the United Kingdom to encourage adaptation of UK companies. The report presents the current status of climate change risk management and business opportunities for UK companies, based on responses to the CDP Climate Change Programme in 2013 and 2014, as well as the knowledge of related reports and experts. It also introduces business opportunities in different industries (manufacturing, finance and insurance, construction, science and technology, and consulting) through case studies.

BSI Group(BSI Group, British Standards Institute)
Published in 2014

This section introduces specific procedures for incorporating climate-change adaptation into existing business continuity management systems (BCMS). It helps private companies, particularly those in charge of business continuity management, to extend BCMS to adaptive approaches.

UK Environment Agency
Published in 2013

It provides a useful framework for companies to recognize risks and opportunities in the supply chain and build resilience. This guidance also introduces measures that can be implemented by SMEs, and is useful for private-sector and multinational enterprises that consider climate change measures, whether large or small.

Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) Published in 2012

This document contains practical basic knowledge and practical guidance on climate resilience, and Business ADAPT (analytical, developmental, assessment, prioritization, and action) tools that help corporate executives and senior management learn about how to manage business risks and opportunities related to climate change. It also introduces examples of corporate risk management.

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
Published in 2012

In the United Kingdom, under the Adaptation Reporting Directive (Adaptation Reporting Power), 91 operators of energy (distribution, power generation, transmission, and transportation), transportation (aviation, ports and lighthouses, public, roads and railroads), and water management, which are key industries for the nation, were required to submit reports on climate change impact assessments and adaptation policies, and 103 operators submitted reports. These reports are summarized by industry.

UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP)
Published in 2010

We are introducing climate change impacts and adaptation measures in the UK, targeting companies that intend to work on adaptation in the future. This section introduces general climate change projections and impacts on business activities, and provides an easy-to-understand explanation of advice and examples of how to proceed with adaptation measures using this information. This section can be used as an introductory book.

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
Published in 2009

In the United Kingdom, the Adaptation Reporting Directive (Adaptation Reporting Power) required companies responsible for critical national infrastructures to submit reports on climate change impact assessments and adaptation policies. This guidance has been prepared for the purpose of providing guidance on the preparation of reports for the operator, but it is useful for all operators that attempt to address adaptation.

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