Answered By: Poping Lin
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019     Views: 140

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Confronting Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities

For HBS alumni who are interested in the topic.


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The following resources can be a starting point for the information research.

Available via eBaker  (HBS email address or Harvard Key login required.) 

  • ABI/ProQuest - A database of articles and reports on various topics, including  business opportunities, risks and strategies for addressing cimate change.
  • American City Business Journals - A database of articles from local business journals.
  • OECD iLibrary - A database useful for finding books, papers, reports, and statistics on climate change related topics. Tip: begin a search with keywords climate risk and opportunities"business models" with quotation marks, or browse by theme "environment" 
  • Statista - A database useful for quick statistics, studies, infographics and more.

More resources from HBS:

  • HBS Working Knowledge - keep updated about Harvard Business School faculty on issues including science-based businesses, environmental sustainability, and climate change.
  • HBS Environment @HBSBEI - by HBS Business and Environment Initiative
  • HBS Open Knowledge - by HBS Digital Initiative, this open forum is current based on courses in session. It aims to build community and expertise around digital transformation and technology at HBS and beyond. It gather and share perspectives from the HBS student community. Searchable within selected course of your interest. 

Additional resources:

  • Global Impact Investing Network - Investors should take note with this website. 
  • Climate Bonds Initiative - An international investor-focused non-profit organization devoted to mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. 
  • Climate Policy Initiative - An independent non-profit organization whose mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive growth while addressing climate risk.  Reports and a blog are available on the site.
  • Sustainability & Resource Productivity - by McKinsey & Company, this website provides some articles from McKinsey Quarterly and McKinsey Global Institute.
  • Technology Innovation Management Review - an open source journal  with a particular focus on  topics of technology and entrepreneurship in small and large companies, such as machine learningimpact investment, etc. Many of the articles address environmental issues.

Email infoservices@hbs.edu to request assistance from Baker Librarians. We can help identify useful resources and recommend search strategies. Or have Baker Library conduct research for you using our premium B4B research service.