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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Science-based Emissions Targets: The key to sending a strong corporate signal before COP 21

Science-based Emissions Targets: The key to sending a strong corporate signal before COP 21   By Cynthia Cummis (WRI), Pedro Faria (CDP), Alberto Carrillo Pineda (WWF), and Lila Karbassi (UN Global Compact) Have you noticed the growing number of companies speaking up for climate action this year? In April, 43 CEOs representing companies with operations…

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The business case for science-based targets to reduce emissions

Only a handful of companies are setting emission reduction targets in line with what climate scientists say is necessary – that must change.

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