Water risks are distinct from carbon – introducing physical risks

Unlike carbon risks, water-related risks primarily relate to physical risks associated with climate change. Physical risks can be broken down into direct and indirect. Physical risks include direct damage to assets while indirect risks cover supply chain disruptions and water availability, for example.

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Overall, we have concluded that the current water-related investment tools available are insufficient and inhibit investors from converting insights into meaningful action. So, we have developed a unique decision-tree approach to tackle this problem and better enable investors to make material investment decisions.

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