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Shocking News: European Energy Industry Outperforming US in Efforts to Meet Paris Targets
Shocking News: European Energy Industry Outperforming US in Efforts to Meet Paris Targets

3 years ago - A new report from CDP, analyzing a US$1.2tn3 grouping of the world’s major publicly listed international oil and gas companies, reveals an unsurprising transatlantic divide as European companies outperform their U.S. peers in preparedness for a low-carbon future. The oil and gas industry, and the use of its products, accounts for approximately 50 percent of global CO2 emissions1. Climate policies and disruptive technology affecting the use of hydrocarbon products in transport and utilities sectors will require the oil and gas industry to rapidly adapt in order to future-proof its business.

BASF acknowledged as global leader in water management
BASF acknowledged as global leader in water management

3 years ago - International organization CDP recognizes BASF with top “A” ranking for sustainable water management Ludwigshafen – November 15, 2016 – BASF is one of the world’s leading companies in sustainable water management and has been included in the “CDP Water A” list for the first time. The international non-profit organization CDP (formerly “Carbon Disclosure Project”) announced its latest results at the CDP Global Water Forum held in Morocco on November 15. CDP works with institutional investors with assets of US$100 trillion.

3 Action Items for Business as the Paris Agreement Takes Effect
3 Action Items for Business as the Paris Agreement Takes Effect

3 years ago - On October 5, the Paris Agreement on climate change cleared the final hurdle to go into full effect. This required at least 55 countries representing at least 55 percent of emissions to join – as I write this post, WRI’s real-time Paris Tracker shows that 89 countries representing 63 percent of emissions have now joined the Agreement.

#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag
#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag

3 years ago - According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

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HPE Commits to 100% Renewable Energy with RE100
HPE Commits to 100% Renewable Energy with RE100

4 years ago - Lara Birkes, CSO at HPE, talks about HPE's bold new goals: Today Hewlett Packard Enterprise marked an important milestone on our Living Progress journey. We joined RE100 with a commitment to reach 100 percent renewable energy, while setting an interim goal to source 50 percent of our total energy consumption from renewable sources by 2025. RE100 is led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, as part of the We Mean Business coalition.

Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?
Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 3: Why Should Companies Set Science-Based Targets?

4 years ago - In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. This is the third in the series; find the other parts here: Part 1: Why do we need to set science-based targets on climate change? Part 2: What exactly is a science-based target?

Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 2: What Exactly Is a Science-Based Target?
Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 2: What Exactly Is a Science-Based Target?

4 years ago - In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. Read part one. To put it simply, a carbon emissions target is defined as science-based if it is in line with the scale of reductions required to keep global temperature increase below 2°C compared to pre-industrial temperatures.

Achieving Higher Value Chain Efficiency Through Product Life Cycle Analytics
Achieving Higher Value Chain Efficiency Through Product Life Cycle Analytics

4 years ago - “What data analytics did for baseball it could do for the environment by shrinking the carbon footprint of thousands of consumer products.

How the Chemical Footprint Project Is Helping Business Build Health Into Products, Brands
How the Chemical Footprint Project Is Helping Business Build Health Into Products, Brands

4 years ago - Chemicals have a huge impact on our health and environment. Over 3,000 chemicals come onto commerce each year and only a small percentage of those chemicals are ever tested for health impacts. Fortunately, some organizations are undertaking the big, important task of understanding their own and others’ chemical footprints through the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP).

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Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?
Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?

4 years ago - This Friday, world leaders will convene to sign the Paris Climate Agreement. The international regulatory environment and national policies to curb emissions are reshaping global markets. Decarbonization could define the 21st century economy. But what do these changes mean for businesses?

How to Make a Material Impact on Your Company's Sustainability
How to Make a Material Impact on Your Company's Sustainability

4 years ago - Sustainability Rising It will come as no surprise to this community that sustainability has moved well beyond social and environmental responsibility circles to become a C-suite priority. The numbers give voice to the trend:

CDP: Companies Blind to Climate Risks in Half of Their Supply Chains
CDP: Companies Blind to Climate Risks in Half of Their Supply Chains

4 years ago - The largest ever study of climate data from suppliers and their corporate customers, the CDP’s Global Supply Chain Report 2016, found that less than half of suppliers have set a target to reduce their emissions and only one third have lowered their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the past reporting year. What’s worse though, is that half of the suppliers that were asked for information failed to respond at all.

How Collaboration in Global Supply Chains Is Critical for Tackling Climate Change
How Collaboration in Global Supply Chains Is Critical for Tackling Climate Change

4 years ago - Climate change, biodiversity, human rights and development issues are higher up the global agenda this year than ever before. The recent adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals will shape the global remit for social, economic and environmental development for the next 15 years, while COP21 aims to achieve a new international global climate agreement to tackle the growing environmental crisis.

COP21: 114 Companies Commit to Set Science-Based Emissions-Reduction Targets, Surpassing Goal
COP21: 114 Companies Commit to Set Science-Based Emissions-Reduction Targets, Surpassing Goal

4 years ago - The Science-Based Targets initiative announced Tuesday that 114 companies have now committed to set emissions-reduction targets in line with what scientists say is necessary to keep global warming below the dangerous threshold of 2 degrees Celsius. The announcement was made at the LPAA Business focus event hosted by Caring for Climate at COP21 in Paris.

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Indonesian Forest Fires, Amazon Tipping Points, and the Business Case for Investing in Reforestation
Indonesian Forest Fires, Amazon Tipping Points, and the Business Case for Investing in Reforestation

4 years ago - Businesses have a central role in addressing the forest issues that are in today’s headlines—including the Indonesian fires (which emitted more CO2 in three weeks than the entire German economy in a year), and the Amazon forests, which may be at a tipping point with serious

Australian Companies Commit to Carbon Reduction Through We Mean Business
Australian Companies Commit to Carbon Reduction Through We Mean Business

4 years ago - On November 5, 12 Australian companies committed to climate action at the Australian Climate Leadership Summit in Sydney, an official lead-up event to the COP21 UN climate conference. They join over 250 other companies from around the world who have made commitments through the We Mean Business coalition, including over 40 multinationals that are headquartered or active in Australia.

WRAP, CDP Reveal Global Companies Leading in Waste Reduction, Water Security
WRAP, CDP Reveal Global Companies Leading in Waste Reduction, Water Security

4 years ago - Asahi Group Holdings, Colgate Palmolive, Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Corporation are among the global corporations achieving an A rating for their efforts to improve water security, according to the first global ranking of corporate water stewardship revealed this week by CDP — which holds the most comprehensive dataset of publicly available corporate water information collected on behalf of investors.

#NewMetrics '15: WWF, CDP, Trucost Present Tools for Staying Afloat in Water Management
#NewMetrics '15: WWF, CDP, Trucost Present Tools for Staying Afloat in Water Management

5 years ago - How do you make a problem you can’t see important? This is a big theme across all the breakouts at New Metrics ’15 this week — the importance of finding the accurate and appropriate measurement tools for the challenges that face us.In a session titled “Practical Tools for Evaluating and Reporting Water Use,” the panel discussed the challenge of putting a tangible value to an intangible problem — water management.

CDP, We Mean Business Launch Toolkit to Aid Large-Scale Decarbonization
CDP, We Mean Business Launch Toolkit to Aid Large-Scale Decarbonization

5 years ago - CDP and We Mean Business, a business and investor coalition focused on transitioning to a low-carbon economy, have launched a new set of tools aimed at changing the conversation about effective carbon pricing policies globally, according to an announcement made on Thursday at Climate Week NYC.The Carbon Pricing Pathways Toolkit presents analysis on ways that carbon pricing levels could be ramped up over time to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, drive innovation in new technologies and transform countries’ energy use.

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CDP: Threefold Increase in Companies Disclosing Carbon Price from 2014
CDP: Threefold Increase in Companies Disclosing Carbon Price from 2014

5 years ago - Big brands across all industries are now assigning a carbon price to offset the costs and risks of their GHG production: Companies reporting that they price their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has nearly tripled this year, now 437 from 150 in 2014.

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