At the same time that CFOs, treasurers, and other financial decision-makers have been forced by the pandemic to expand their roles, the risks from global warming have also surged into view.
These twin challenges have led many finance professionals to reconsider their strategic leadership responsibilities, collaborating more with IT, sales, legal, and other functions to guide their businesses. This broader role is likely to prove even more important as companies confront the climate emergency, and finance executives embrace their roles as sustainability leaders.
What are the financial risks awaiting today’s businesses, and what steps can companies prepare now to build the operational resilience they’ll want in 2021 and beyond?
Through the Means & Matters content hub, Bank of the West explores how global sustainability is being achieved through choices in lifestyle, business, innovation, and leadership.