Key takeawaysAs the deleterious effects of climate change threaten to disrupt business globally, plans to counter them are making their way into corporate agendas. Case in point: telecom AT&T is using spatial data analysis and location information to determine the impact of worsening storms on its service-delivery infrastructure such as cell towers, cables, and servers.The visualization and analysis of spatial data, referred to as location intelligence, help humans see problems in new ways, especially when combined with the processing power and speed of artificial intelligence tools. 123“Spatial analysis is this way of going beyond what we visually see. It’s going beyond a data-driven approach and much more into a knowledge-driven approach.”Lauren Bennett, Head of Spatial Analysis and Data Science, Esri2MIT Technology Review Insightsany companies don’t yet know how climate change will change their business, but more are taking the inquiry seriously, signaling a new reality—one that calls for guarding against systemic risk while protecting customer relationships and corporate reputations. Recognizing that reducing carbon emissions is essential to combat climate change, AT&T has made a commitment to become carbon-neutral by 2035.