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