Corporate Climate Action

Post Paris, the spotlight shines bright on business climate action

Post Paris, the spotlight shines bright on business climate action By Paul Simpson, chief executive officer, CDP With the Paris Agreement – unprecedented in speed of ratification – came a clear message for businesses worldwide: the transition to a low carbon economy is inevitable and accelerating; adapt and thrive or continue with business as usual…

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How Mars and WRI developed science-based sustainability targets

How Mars and WRI developed science-based sustainability targets by Samantha Putt del Pino, Director, Sustainable Business Initiatives, World Resources Institute Surely you have considered how the foods you buy take a toll on the environment. But have you ever thought about how that toll is multiplied by everyone around the world who buys food?  Can…

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The business end of climate change

We established CDP – then the Carbon Disclosure Project – over 15 years ago with a vision that one day businesses would be playing an active leadership role in combating climate change

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Five reasons why setting science-based targets makes business sense

We interviewed sustainability leaders at 6 companies that have science-based targets in place, and discovered they shared important characteristics driving their ambition and underpinning their success.

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What do companies that listen to climate science have in common?

We interviewed sustainability leaders at 6 companies that have science-based targets in place, and discovered they shared important characteristics driving their ambition and underpinning their success.

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You, too, can master value chain emissions

You, too, can master value chain emissions March 2016 Today, most major companies publicly report their emissions to CDP, an international corporate emissions platform. As sustainability managers know, corporate emissions come from a variety of sources, which are grouped into “scopes.” Scope 1 = the emissions from owned or operated assets (for example, the fumes…

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