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What Did S&P 500 Companies Say About Climate Risk and Resilience Last Quarter?

The latest analysis shows that weather was a factor affecting many companies' results

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  • Climate Proof analyzed S&P 500 earnings call transcripts for Q1 2024 to find out what climate risks, and responses, America’s top executives are talking about

  • Lots of businesses referenced weather impacts, and not only Utilities and Industrials companies. Those in the Consumer Staples and Discretionary sectors also saw earnings crimped by volatile conditions last quarter

  • Storms were talked about by 27 companies, of which 12 were Utilities and six Industrials

  • It was again the case that only a few companies referenced climate adaptation or resilience directly. However, plenty used phrases that allude to climate-proofing activities

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