Carbon risk: a burning issue

21 April 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-560-0

View the report as a single document - (PDF 305KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 20KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 21KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 - The need for carbon risk disclosure (PDF 70KB)

Corporate disclosure
What is carbon risk?
Australian exposure to carbon risk

Chapter 3 - Frameworks for reporting carbon risk in Australia (PDF 92KB)

Mandatory reporting
Voluntary reporting
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Chapter 4 - The case for change (PDF 61KB)

The state of carbon risk reporting in Australia
The committee's view
The need for carbon policy certainty

Additional comments by the Australian Greens - Time to pull our head out of the sand (PDF 21KB)

Price the externalities
Set the standards

Appendix 1 - Submissions, tabled documents and answers to questions on notice (PDF 11KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540