Business View Caribbean | May 2022

13 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 9, ISSUE 5 I n 2022 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an update to their Assessment Report outlining future risks and laying out options for mitigating those risks. In their findings, the IPCC emphasizes the fact that some climate impacts are already irreversible and at least one billion people worldwide are currently at risk of losing their homes due to climate extremes and changing environments. However, as property professionals there are steps we can take to reduce the climate impacts of our work as well as help our projects be more resilient to future environmental changes. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a global body of 134,000 professionals Building a Sustainable and Climate Resilient Future for Cayman Islands Written by Ann Gray, President Elect of RICS Ann Gray, President Elect of RICS