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Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders

Over 300 companies have today been named on this year’s A List by environmental non-profit CDP. This is a major increase on last year, despite the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19.

The A List showcases the companies leading on environmental transparency and action, based on their annual disclosure through CDP’s climate change, forests and water security questionnaires. Thousands of companies disclose through CDP at the request of investors and corporate buyers.

Read the full release here.

SB Member Companies who made the list include:

  • Kao Coporation
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • HP Inc.
  • Electrolux
  • The Estee Lauder Companies
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • General Mills
  • Novo Nordisk
  • PepsiCo
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Tetra Pak
  • Unilever
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • CVS Health
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Danone

“Climate change is one of the most important issues facing our communities around the world. The Estée Lauder Companies is committed to partnering with our employees, consumers and business partners to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy by reducing our carbon footprint and investing in green energy solutions,” said Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies. “Our continued focus on environmental disclosure and transparency, as well as our setting of new science-based targets, will deepen the impact of our efforts to combat climate change in this critical decade for the planet. As a global corporate citizen committed to climate action, The Estée Lauder Companies is incredibly honored to see its efforts recognized in CDP’s Climate A List.”

Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L'Oreal said: "This triple A score is a recognition of our longstanding commitment to sustainability and the tremendous work carried out by our employees around the world, and together with our suppliers and partners. For the first time this year, ten companies have made it onto the Triple A List. This is worth celebrating. An increasing number of companies are now involved in this powerful initiative. They are all doing inspirational work for sustainable development and showing leadership in addressing the massive threats that our world is facing. Sustainability is not a matter of competition: it's a collective responsibility that we must take very seriously. Together, we make a difference."

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"I’m proud PepsiCo has earned a place on CDP’s Climate A List for our leadership in transparency and action. This recognition is particularly meaningful coming out of 2020 and the global challenges we have all faced," said Jim Andrew, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo. "Through efforts like moving to 100% renewable electricity globally, driving regenerative agriculture and reducing GHG emissions across our value chain, we’re taking steps - and measuring those steps - toward a more sustainable and resilient food system. As we look ahead to 2021, we’re focused on ways we can double down on our efforts and further drive systemic change across our value chain."

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