EMIA hosted the first webinar in the Carbon Transition Initiative, a series of webinars on how climate change and the carbon transition affect emerging markets sovereigns and corporates. The topic of this webinar was Physical Climate Risk. Our panelists included
Marc Lehmann, Director, Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy at KPMG UK;
Felix Suntheim, Financial Sector Expert in the Global Financial Stability Analysis Division of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department; and
Stacy Swann, CEO and Founding Partner of Climate Finance Advisors.
The panelists discussed frameworks for understanding physical climate risks, the extent to which these are prices into asset prices and recommendations for EM policymakers for enhancing climate preparedness.