March Roundtable – Climate Change: New and Emerging Trends
Join us Thursday, March 18th to learn about new climate change policies during 2020-2021. Climate change considerations are increasingly important in the design process. Learn what is being done at the state and local levels to address the challenge and how effective risk management strategies incorporate resilience measures into design
- The Commonwealth’s key initiatives to advance its net-zero and climate resilience goals, with a focus on the 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap, Resilient Massachusetts Action Team (RMAT) climate resilience tools and guidelines, and the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program.
- How climate change is redefining professional liability risks, how this relates to the standard of care, and why new guidelines, standards, and tools inform best practices.
- Pending regulatory changes and opportunities at the federal level; evolving climate disclosure criteria –including recent FTC and SEC guidance; potential risks and liability for owners and operators, as well as underwriting and credit rating considerations.
Mia Mansfield, Director of Climate Adaptation and Resilience, Mass Exec Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Patricia B. Gary, Of Counsel ,Donovan Hatem LLP
Lisa Churchill, PG , Founder, Climate Advisory LLC