Two Business Cycles Can Make or Break the Planet

By |2019-02-19T08:49:25-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Sustainability|

At the end of 2018 the outlook on global readiness for climate change is not very rosy, but there is still time for business to be a major contributor to climate solutions. While the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are diplomatically negotiated agreements, they have not reached the level of laws. [...]

Why Half a Degree of Global Warming is a Big Deal

By |2019-01-07T14:33:36-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Sustainability|

The conclusions contained in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is grim. The world is already seeing the consequence of 1°C of global warming. More extremes of weather, rising tides low in lying areas has created refugees with no where to go is becoming normal. The warning in the report, "Every [...]

How to Build Climate Resilience

By |2018-10-09T12:36:57-06:00October 8th, 2018|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity, Sustainability|

A growing number of major global companies are assessing the risks posed by climate change, but many still struggle to translate climate data into actions to improve resilience, according to a new report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). Business resilience is becoming more common given the [...]

Who’s Still Fighting Climate Change? The U.S. Military

By |2017-02-15T23:23:25-07:00February 15th, 2017|@enable_change|

Despite political gridlock over global warming, the Pentagon is pushing ahead with plans to protect its assets from sea-level rise and other impacts. Here's how.Read the full article at: news.nationalgeographic.com "Norfolk station is headquarters of the Atlantic fleet, and flooding already disrupts military readiness there and at other bases clustered around the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, officials say. Flooding will only worsen as the seas rise and the planet warms. Sea level at Norfolk has risen 14.5 inches in the century since World War I, when the naval station was built. By 2100, Norfolk station will flood 280 times a year, according to one estimate by the Union of Concerned Scientists...The Defense Department has been planning for climate change for more than a decade, often in the face of roadblocks set up by climate science skeptics in Congress." Regardless of the political climate, business leaders need to ask themselves if climate change will or could pose a risk. It will take long term vision and planning to be able to mount an approach if climate change is deemed a potential risk. If you need help getting started we can help. Contact us.

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