Adaptation: An issue brief for business

This report presents an overview of climate adaptation issues from a business perspective. It examines the potential impacts of climate changes on business, risks and opportunities, the business case for adaptation planning, and highlights areas in which business could have a role in promoting adaption, both at community and global levels. Also available in French and Portuguese.

2008, 28 pages

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