Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Carbon Disclosure Project releases results

From their website:

"The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organisation which acts as an intermediary between shareholders and corporations on all climate change related issues, providing primary climate change data from the world’s largest corporations, to the global market place."

CDP6 Global 500 Report

The report has 5 aims:

(1) To provide institutional investors and other stakeholders with information that facilitates a better understanding of the risks and opportunities stemming from climate change.

(2) To highlight best practice in activities to address climate change across a range of sectors.

(3) To benchmark action and disclosure between different geographies and sectors.

(4) To analyse key issues in relation to climate change disclosure and to comment on different geographically and on a sector-by-sector basis.

(5) To use companies' responses to CDP6 as a way of highlighting key concerns, challenges and future directions around carbon disclosure and wider corporate sustainability.

CDP6 S&P 500 Report
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