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Will climate change go up the boardroom agenda following Covid-19?

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Cranfield Richard
Richard Cranfield

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Townsend Matthew
Matthew Townsend

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05 August 2020

We believe that the global Covid-19 pandemic will lead to society at large taking climate change much more seriously. While parts of the business and financial community, and governments and regulators have taken action, there remain pockets of disbelievers who question whether this fits squarely into a business imperative.

However, the emerging post-pandemic world has demonstrated how quickly public opinion can shift from sceptical interest to intense concentration, and in some cases fear. Read on to consider what this could look like and what it may mean for business.

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