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UTS unveils Centre for Climate Risk and Resilience, minimizing climate risks.

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  • The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has launched the Centre for Climate Risk and Resilience (CCRR) to address risks brought on by climate change.
  • The CCRR aims to be a global leader in impactful research that safeguards ecosystems and communities from the physical and transition risks associated with climate change.
  • The Centre will provide evidence-based research, education, and guidance to policymakers, business leaders, and communities to decarbonize the economy and regenerate environmental health.

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has established the Centre for Climate Risk and Resilience (CCRR) to address the risks brought on by climate change. Led by Professor Martina Linnenluecke, a renowned expert in climate change, environmental finance, and sustainability, the CCRR aims to be a global leader in impactful research that safeguards ecosystems and local communities. The Centre is uniquely positioned within UTS Business School to bridge the gap between knowledge and action.

As global climate change emerges as an existential threat, CCRR recognizes the critical role that businesses play in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The Centre focuses on adaption and resilience, decarbonization, sustainable finance, climate analytics, metrics, targets, and disclosure, and policy impacts and resources. It aims to provide knowledge and solutions needed to tackle the complexities of climate change and lead the transition towards sustainability.

The establishment of the CCRR aligns with UTS Business School’s mission to be a socially committed institution fostering innovation, sustainability, and prosperity in a fairer world. The Centre seeks to provide evidence-based research, education, and guidance to policymakers, business leaders, and communities. It aims to foster collaborative efforts to decarbonize the economy and regenerate environmental health.

The CCRR’s commitment to transdisciplinary research and collaboration underscores UTS’s vision to deliver transformative benefits for society and the environment. The Centre aims to lead the transition towards sustainability by providing the knowledge and solutions needed to address climate change challenges. UTS is one of the top 100 universities in the world and a leading public university of technology with global impact.

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