CREATING FORESIGHT FOR ADAPTATION DECISIONS

Description:

Climate adaptation is or ought to consider future demands and needs, not just considerations of climate scenarios, but also political, social and economic environments. For professionals and organizations grappling with the challenges of climate change, and with the climate adaptation policy, planning and investment landscape constantly changing, as is the world around us – being future focused helps you anticipate opportunities and stay one step ahead. By building your future informed insights (foresight) you will generate new business possibilities and manage risks. Adaptation finance has doubled year-on-year. Climate-related disasters are more frequent and extreme than ever in modern history. What matters is the future – not just of the climate, but the social, political, and economic landscape that enables (and constrains) decisions that organizations and professionals dealing with adaptation can take.

 

What you’ll learn:

  • Explore how the future adaptation landscape might develop over the next decade through horizon scanning

  • Identify potential business opportunities and risks in terms of:

    • financial resources

    • policy opportunities

    • technologies for planning and adaptation implementation

    • business developments and partnership opportunities.

 

Who it’s for:

  • Teams or functional representatives in:

  • Businesses who are developing/contributing to climate adaptation strategies and plans

  • Organizations who provide climate adaptation support (e.g. NGO, Regional Development Bank, local community, state-level agency)

KARL SCHULTZ

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