BT’s science-based target includes ambitious supply chain goals

BT’s Gabrielle Ginér and Dexter Galvin from CDP explain how CDP data will help meet this ambitious target to keep global temperature rise below 1.5°C.

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The blueprint to a low-carbon construction industry

The blueprint to a low-carbon construction industry by Tony Rooke, Reporting and Project Director, CDP The volume of construction output worldwide is projected to grow by 85 percent by 2030. This presents a dual challenge to the global construction industry. It has to meet both increasing demand and mitigate the increasing political, regulatory and financial risk as…

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The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics

The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics by Deborah Drew and Genevieve Yehounme, World Resources Institute Roughly 20 pieces of clothing per person are manufactured each year. Growth of the multi-trillion-dollar apparel industry has been fed by “fast fashion,” which makes clothing cheaply and quickly with a low price-tag. These visuals illustrate why the apparel industry must…

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Walmart’s Science Based Target: A Game Changer

Walmart’s Science Based Target: A Game Changer By Pedro Faria, Technical Director, CDP This week Walmart became the 26th company to successfully set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets that are in line with what climate science says is necessary to keep global warming below two degrees centigrade. Approving Walmart’s science-based target marks a turning point…

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As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business

As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business By Kevin Moss, Global Director of the Business Center, World Resources Institute  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…

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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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