carbon disclosure Articles

  • Environmental strategies and global environmental governance: the experience of carbon disclosure project/Brazil

    Through content analysis, this paper identifies the environmental and political-institutional strategies used by Brazilian companies in the carbon disclosure project (CDP) to fight against climate change. An exploratory study was made with a literature review and the content analysis technique was used for data treatment. The results show that political-institutional strategies are used by the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) scores and the level of disclosure on climate change related activities: an empirical investigation of the FTSE 100 companies

    This paper attempts to link Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) scores with the actual level of disclosure as published in the UK FTSE 100 companies' sustainability reports. By investigating the level of disclosure on a range of climate change related activities, the findings suggest that disclosure by the top UK companies reveals a considerable awareness that climate change has become a theme of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Carbon emissions - carbon formula

    Carbon emissions represent an increasing and potentially significant cost for business.  The case that carbon measurement and reporting systems can help organisations make significant reductions ...


    By Greenstone+

  • Step-by-Step guidance on corporate water disclosure

    Investors need to understand a wide variety of business and market risks facing the companies in which they invest. In the 21st century, that includes water risks. An increasing number of companies are experiencing detrimental water-related business impacts, including operational or supply chain ...

  • Nano disclosures: too small to matter or too big to ignore?

    Determining whether the presence of nanoscale materials in chemical substances, mixtures, and articles triggers a disclosure obligation is complicated. The decision turns on a calculus that includes what law applies, what is known about the presence of nanoscale components, what knowledge standard applies, whether and how a nanoscale material is defined, and an entity’s interpretation of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • California Bill would require disclosure of cleaning product ingredients

    On September 13, 2017, the California Senate passed the final version of the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (S.B. 258), which would require manufacturers of cleaning products to disclose certain chemical ingredients on the product label and on the manufacturer’s website. The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 27 to 13. The California Assembly passed the bill by a vote of 55 to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Meeting the carbon reduction commitments

    How UK Organizations Can Approach and Meet Carbon Reduction Targets The Climate Reduction Commitment legislation represents significant opportunities for those entities that are proactive and are able to meet or exceed their carbon reduction targets. As it is expected that up to 20,000 firms in the UK will have to submit a CRC information disclosure by the summer of 2010, more education is called ...


    By Verisae

  • Carbon management helps law firms cut carbon emissions by 12%

    Legal Sector Alliance achieves a substantial cut in carbon emissions through staff engagement and investment in energy efficient technology. A group containing many of the UK's leading law firms, The Legal Sector Alliance (LSA), unveiled a report yesterday where it confirms that it has cut its carbon emissions by an average 12% in the last three years. The Legal Sector Alliance (LSA) has ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon management tops supplier criteria

    New report shows 56% leading companies expect to deselect suppliers in the future for failing to meet carbon management criteria, reports Envido.A Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report, produced by A.T. Kearney, shows suppliers are now expected by some of their global customers to demonstrate carbon emissions management, awareness and action, in order to maintain business relationships.The ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon management on the rise as a priority for blue-chips

    Carbon management on the rise as a priority for blue-chips Latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project reveals firms are committed to deliver carbon reduction targets despite political uncertainty. The Carbon Disclosure Project’s annual survey of the world’s 500 largest firms shows that carbon management is steadily climbing the corporate agenda with 85% of respondents now having ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Regulatory challenges in the move to a low-carbon environment

    An outcome of the international climate conference in Copenhagen (COP15, 2009) was that a number of governments have undertaken to reduce their nations' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and some have provided targets and deadlines for the achievement of their stated goals. While the transition to a low-carbon environment has the potential to stimulate growth, create jobs and opportunities, and to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • World’s top companies failing to cut carbon emissions

    New report claims that only 19% of the world’s top companies have achieved significant reductions in their carbon emissions. New research reveals that over 80% of the world's top companies aren't achieving significant carbon emissions reductions, although there is an increase in the amount of companies that identify significant opportunities instead of risks from climate change. According ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Green Investment Bank - good or bad for the Carbon Trust?

    The response to the setting up of a new Green Investment Bank has raised questions over the future of the Carbon Trust, but everyone seems happy - even the Carbon Trust. FTSE launched new indices that rate the carbon strategies based on their exposure to climate change-related risks, reports Envido. FTSE Group this week launched new indices designed to help investors track firms" ability to ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Transport sector should up the pace to carbon reduction

    New report from CDP shows that transport sector have failed to implement carbon reduction strategies compared to firms across all sectors. Transport sector should up the pace to carbon reduction New report from CDP shows that transport sector have failed to implement carbon reduction strategies compared to firms across all sectors. The transport industry was urged today to step up efforts to ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • London, Toronto and New York - First cities to sign up carbon report initiative

    Carbon Disclosure Project has launched a new carbon report initiative for city governments to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Get ready for Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR)

    Who is affected by new energy and carbon reporting regulations and how should they prepare? There's a big shake-up in energy regulations coming into force next April when the proposed Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) scheme is scheduled to start. This will affect approximately 12,000 large companies, ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Mandatory Carbon Reporting: It’s coming down the track

    For some companies, reporting carbon emissions will require a major shift in their culture, for others it will be business as usual. Which group are you in? By Michael Gifford, Head of Operations & Delivery Partners and Morgan Jones, Standard Certification Manager The government recently announced that it will be introducing  ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • More companies save money by tracking their supply chain carbon emissions

    New report found that more companies and suppliers have lowered costs from cutting energy and fuel in their supply chains. The Carbon Disclosure Project’s latest supply chain report undertaken by A.T. Kearney has shown that more major companies are tracking their supply chain carbon emissions, and many, along with their suppliers, are also saving money from reducing carbon emissions. The ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Why businesses should spur governments to realise carbon-related opportunities

    Companies should engage government and lobby for regulation to speed up the development of low carbon solutions. On the way up to the Cancun Summit, the world’s largest organizations are reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) that they see "significant" opportunities related to climate change, and that carbon is increasingly becoming a strategic management priority. Governments ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) - Understanding complexity, mitigating risk, and capturing opportunity

    Implications of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) are quite far-reaching and will apply both within the public and private sectors across the United Kingdom. About 20,000 organisations will likely be affected, based on how much electricity they consumed in the baseline year of 2008. Disclosures will be required for submission to the Environment Agency by the summer of 2010 at which time ...


    By Verisae

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