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    Managing climate change risks at agricultural finance institutions

    Agricultural finance institutions face growing risks from climate change impacts — and untapped opportunities to help farmers adapt.

    Eighty-seven percent of agricultural finance institutions expect climate change to pose a material risk to their business in the future, but only 24% significantly integrate climate change in business decisions, found a climate change survey of agricultural finance institutions’ conducted by Environmental Defense Fund and Deloitte.

    Agricultural finance institutions can proactively address climate-related risks by assessing risks to their portfolios, engaging farmer on solutions, and creating new or modified financial products that help their borrowers. EDF’s and Deloitte’s climate strategies guide for agricultural finance institutions lays out a roadmap for…

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    Environmental Defense Fund
    Environmental Defense Fund
    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a nonprofit environmental advocacy group that works on issues including global warming, ecosystem restoration, oceans, and human health, and advocates using sound science, economics and law to find environmental solutions that work.


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