This guide is an introductory resource for directors on climate change risk governance. It provides a plain-language introduction to fundamental climate change concepts, and considers this issue in the context of the non-executive directors’ role and duties.
This guide is general – it does not go into detail nor comment on specific duties that may apply in any given circumstance.
This guide considers the following questions from the perspective of a non-executive director:
- What do I need to know about climate change?
- How do I start my board’s climate change journey?
- What are the duties and expectations of me as a director?