CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Flood Risk for Investors. Are You Prepared?

Kristina Alnes, Alexander Oliver Berg, Christa Clapp, Elisabeth Lannoo, Kamleshan Pillay

The report discusses how climate change will affect the frequency and intensity of flooding events. Looking at four case studies, it maps the total costs of flood events and analyses who ultimately pays the costs. The case studies show that up to 50% of the total flood costs can result from electricity outages and transportation disruptions. Investors and companies may not be able to rely on public policy or insurance to alleviate financial impact. The report suggest several ways to engage on flood risk, via dialogue with companies and new investment opportunities.

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  • Year: 2018
  • Language: English