Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

13 June 2017

Climate Change is the biggest challenge of the 21st century. TCFD was thus established to provide financial disclosure frameworks aligned with Climate Change, as also allow investors to evaluate businesses, risks and opportunities with the same lens.

Focus: Environmental, Social, and Governance
Publishing date: 2017
Version: Final
Voluntary / Mandatory: Voluntary

Relevance to investor:

  • "more informed investment, credit, and insurance underwriting decisions”
  • "enable stakeholders to understand better the concentrations of carbon-related assets in the financial sector and the financial system’s exposures to climate-related risks"

Objectives: "Provide context, background," scenarios" and the general framework for climate-related financial disclosures"

Institution behind the policy / framework: Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Target users: Businesses

Components of the policy / framework:

Recommended Disclosures across Governance, Strategy, Risk Management and Metrics and Targets Report: Recommendations of TCFD
Annex: Implementing Recommendations of TCFD
Technical supplement: The Use of Scenario Analysis in Disclosure of Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

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