With a focus on the agricultural sector, this course introduces businesses to both the physical and transition risks of climate change, and presents some strategies to help mitigate their impact on profitability and commercial operations.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Assess their business’ vulnerabilities to physical climate change risks and take steps to mitigate these;
  • Identify the different domestic policy instruments, market mechanisms and conditions that can generate transition risks for carbon-intensive production systems; and
  • Identify different types of opportunities created by the transition to a low carbon economy, as well as ways to achieve greater resource efficiency in the agriculture sector.

Next start date: 22 January 2024