Publications

The triple differential vulnerability of female entrepreneurs to climate risk in sub-Saharan Africa: Gendered barriers and enablers to private sector adaptation

Research article by Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Elena Castellano, Shaikh Eskander, Dorice Agol, Mamadou Diop, Declan Conway, Elizabeth Sprout on 15 Jun 2022

The authors of this paper conduct a systematic review to synthesize existing knowledge on differential vulnerability of female entrepreneurs in Africa to climate risk, in relation to their sensitivity to extreme climate events and their adaptive capacity.


The risk of corporate lock-in to future physical climate risks: the case of flood risk in England and Wales

Working paper by Shilpita Mathews, Viktor Rözer, Swenja Surminski on 22 Nov 2021

Using the example of flood risk in England and Wales, this study looks at both the evidence for and drivers of business lock-ins to the physical risks from climate change. The findings show that decisions made today can lock businesses into future risk trajectories that may be difficult and costly to change.



Should Flood Re be extended to SMEs?

Policy publication by Paola Sakai on 16 Jun 2020

This new study from the UK flood affected areas looks at the economic costs of flooding on SMEs and proposes ways to increase their flood protection.