Climate risk resources & tools
There is a growing need for information, advice and guidance to support the finance sector in mobilising and mainstreaming ESG thinking and practice across various institutions.
We’ve curated a selection of the most relevant resources and tools to share good-to-know, local best practice, related initiatives, learning and trending content.
Investment and Finance Opportunities in the South African Transport Sector: A Focus on Low-Carbon Technologies
This report aims to present information for the financial sector that is useful for capital allocation, by supporting financial institutions’ risk assessment methodologies with overviews of technology options and associated environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in the transport sector.
Climate Change Investment and Finance Opportunities in the South African Electricity Sector
The risks and opportunities for the financial sector are significant. This report focuses primarily on providing assessments of technology risk for electricity generation, together with views on some associated environmental, regulatory and social risks.
Climate change investment and finance opportunities in South African agriculture
This report is aimed at actors in the financial sector who wish to deploy their financial resources to catalyse lasting and systemic change in South African agriculture. The focus of the report is the need to address the financing gap to support a low-carbon, resilient and just transition in the agricultural sector.
ISSB Exposure Draft - IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information (2022)
The proposals set out the overall requirements for disclosing sustainability-related
financial information in order to provide primary users with a complete set of
sustainability-related financial disclosures. The Exposure Draft is based on the general
requirements for disclosure of sustainability-related financial information prototype
published on the IFRS Foundation website in November 2021.
ISSB Exposure Draft - IFRS S2 Climate-related Disclosures (2022)
The Exposure Draft was developed in response to calls from users of general purpose financial reporting for more consistent, complete, comparable and verifiable information, including consistent metrics and standardised qualitative disclosures, to help them assess how climate-related matters and the associated risks and opportunities affect several aspects.
JSE Sustainability Disclosure Guidance - Draft
The awareness of sustainability issues has grown rapidly in the global landscape given the impact on climate change and economies. In light of the continuously evolving space in global sustainability standards and initiatives, as well as the significant recent increase in investor interest in sustainability and climate-related issues, the JSE is developing Sustainability Disclosure Guidance, along with a Climate Change Disclosure Guidance specifically tailored to the South African context.
The state of climate and environmental risk management in the banking sector (2021). European Central Bank
In the first-ever exercise of its kind, the European Central Bank (ECB) comprehensively assessed the state of climate-related and environmental (C&E) risk management in the banking sector.