Cracking the Code on Climate Change Economic Scenarios: Issues in Translating Physical to Financial Risks

Momentum is building for understanding the impacts of climate change on your institution. Forward leaning companies are readying themselves for climate change financial disclosures as well as the prospect for regulatory climate change scenario analysis.  Translating physical risks into financial risks is key to building meaningful climate change scenarios for decision making and risk management. Our panelists will describe the current landscape for climate change scenario analysis, implementation challenges and implications for the financial services industry and risk managers.


  • Leon Clarke, Research Professor School of Public Policy; Research Director, CGS
  • Cliff Rossi, Professor-of-the-Practice Finance Department, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Moderated by:

  • Russ Wermers, Dean’s Chair in Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business & Director, Center for Financial Policy

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Global Sustainability and SEBA International.



February 12, 2021 - 9:00am
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Map of Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742