Global supply chains go green

A non-profit environmental group has awarded 58 companies a place on its leaderboard of businesses successfully engaging with suppliers to drive down emissions. The number of firms recognised for their efforts on CDP’s second annual Supplier Engagement leader board doubled since last year. These businesses, which include Bank of America, BT, Nestlé, Panasonic, Rolls Royce […]

Deforestation risks $941bn – leaf it out!

International businesses are risking $941 billion (£711bn) of investments by failing to adequately address the risks posed by deforestation. That’s according to a new report from CDP based on 201 global companies’ disclosures regarding the four commodities responsible for the bulk of deforestation and forest degradation – cattle products, palm oil, timber products and soy. […]

Groups worth $25tn support climate disclosure

Companies and financial institutions worth around $25 trillion (£19.3tn) have committed to supporting a set of climate change disclosure recommendations. The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework aims to enable market forces to drive more efficient allocation of capital and help support a smooth transition to a low carbon economy. As businesses increasingly […]