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Liability risk: NGFS and UNEP FI recommendations on a new area of work for climate risk management

This webinar will present the main findings of two key publications on the development of liability risk assessment approaches and foster discussions on how different financial institutions are starting to assess and manage climate-related liability risks.


  • Introductory remarks (Secretariat) – 3 minutes
  • Presentation (NGFS) of the publication “Climate-related litigation: Raising awareness about a growing source of risk” focusing on (i) general trends in climate-related litigation and (ii) addressing associated risks – 15 minutes
  • Presentation (UNEP FI) of the publication “The Forgotten Climate-related Financial Risk: Liability Impacts on Adaptation and Adaptation Finance” focusing on key take aways and the proposed framework to consider the range of climate-related liability risks – 15 minutes
  • Q&A (all)10 minutes
  • Experience sharing (all): how are supporting institutions starting to assess and manage climate change-related litigation risks? – 15 minutes
  • Wrap-up (Secretariat)2 minutes

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