Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains

Get the latest insight, announcements and events from CDP’s blog Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains Posted on April 1, 2015 by Lance Pierce Every year we delay addressing climate change could cost the economy US$150 billion, say the White House. Yet major US-based supply chains trail the rest …

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE Fiona Reynolds, Christiana Figueres and Martin Skancke at PRI in Person in Montréal. This week, ahead of the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York, we saw strong support across the globe for more decisive initiatives to respond to climate change. To underscore the …

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

  Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds It’s the day after the UN Climate Summit party in New York. Yes I do feel as if I’m hungover; but it …

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT.

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework …

CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy

June 30, 2014 NEW METRICS CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy In response to increasing recognition of climate risk, fresh insights into how a price on carbon pollution might benefit companies and the US economy as a whole were released Friday in a new …

[Climate Bonds] Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau join Climate Bonds team to support new Climate Science Advisory Committee supervising criteria for Climate Bond Standards

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau join Climate Bonds team to support new Climate Science Advisory Committee supervising criteria for Climate Bond Standards‘ PARIS – Dr Michael Molitor, Kristian Brüning and Dr Alex Rau today join the Climate Bonds team to …

New Climate Bonds & friends project for European Commission’s Climate Directorate, looking at “Europe’s role in shifting private finance to climate investments”, kicked off today in Brussels

New Climate Bonds & friends project for European Commission’s Climate Directorate, looking at “Europe’s role in shifting private finance to climate investments”, kicked off today in Brussels The European Commission’s Directorate-General of Climate Action has commissioned a project to look at what Europe’s role should be in “shifting private finance towards climate-friendly Investments” …

Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

A report from the CDP   Executive Summary Businesses increasingly face the dual risks of climate and policy shocks. How companies build and demonstrate their resilience to these climate risks has important implications for their reputation with their stakeholders and for the value of their businesses. It is for these …

If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving?

Ethical Markets Editor , Hazel Henderson , serves on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Advisory Board for Latin America If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving? By William Brent GreenBiz.com/blog, September 20, 2013 About two thirds of chief executives – 67 percent – believe that business is …

Integrated Reporting: Why Deutsche Börse Group chose to become the 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme

In this issue: Why Deutsche Börse Group chose to become the 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme, the role Internal Auditors will have to play in Integrated Reporting, Background Papers for <IR>: Value Creation and Connectivity, videos from Eskom and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company…. And more!   IIRC Newsletter – August Edition Deutsche Börse …