Climate Change Resilience for Churches.

This guide from SCVO was published for charities, but Churches are charities too and the same issues apply:

Here in Scotland, when it comes to extreme weather events, we need look no further than this winter’s flooding affecting communities from the Borders to Aberdeenshire. Charities have the opportunity to take a forward-looking approach and assess both the strategic and operational risks facing them.The governor of the Bank of England’s speech is well worth reviewing when it comes to the economic risks of climate change. Together with Christopher McCall QC’s Opinion last November on charity trustee investment duties in the context of carbon intensive assets, and there is much to reflect on in this evolving area.

What do charities need to think about in assessing climate change resilience? My summary involves 4 Ps : people, property, processes and portfolio.

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