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What COVID-19 can teach us about climate change

COVID-19 demonstrates the catastrophe that occurs when we fail to prepare for known risks. Learning from the pandemic will ready your business for the bigger challenge: climate change.

For years, the WHO warned of the risk of a serious pandemic, but businesses and governments failed to  prepare. Now the world economy is reeling. In a report for KPMG, Simon Weaver, Bridget Beals and Liz Harrowell examine the reasons for this lack of preparedness, and suggest ways to apply the lessons of COVID-19 to help mitigate the economic risks of climate change.

Why businesses are underprepared

There are four key reasons why businesses were underprepared for the onslaught of COVID-19:

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Source Article: COVID-19: Key Lessons for Climate Change
Author(s): Simon Weaver, Bridget Beals and Liz Harrowell
Publisher: KPMG