corporate climate change News

  • Benchmark improves corporate climate change understanding

    Environment Index 2007 goes live Companies entering the UK’s leading environmental benchmark will receive more information on their climate change performance to help them improve their environmental impact. The Environment Index, which went live on 10 September 2007, will compare companies’ performance against businesses both within and outside their sector, on a wider range of climate ...


  • Corporations with climate change strategies perform better

    For the first time in its ten year history, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 survey report reveals the majority of the world's largest public corporations have climate change actions embedded as part of their business strategies. The survey also finds that companies with a strategic focus on climate change provided investors with approximately double the average total return on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Grading corporations on climate action

    While climate action on individual levels is important, our daily carbon emissions are dwarfed by those of global businesses. A website called ClimateCounts provides data and channels for consumers to let corporations know that we are judging, and spending our dollars, based on companies' climate performance. Which Companies Succeed...or ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Technology and climate change

    How much computing can mankind afford? That is a question the computer and telecoms industries hate to hear. They do not see themselves in the same dirty league as airlines or carmakers, sources of huge amounts of carbon dioxide, but instead as part of the solution. In a pre-emptive strike, a group of technology firms calling itself the Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI) has joined the ...

  • The changing climate of investment

    Bio-diversity, climate change, social responsibility, and ecorestoration are not words normally associated with decision-making in the corridors of power in the international finance and investment community. But increasingly there are signs of a greater engagement to mobilize private finance and capital markets in support sustainable development. Paul Clements-Hunt, Head of the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate executives expect climate change spending to rise dramatically

    Action amid uncertainty: 70% of corporate executives plan to increase spending on climate change initiatives between 2010 and ...

  • Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation: Media Advisory

    EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/09/10 -- Eric Newell, Chair of the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, will announce funding for renewable energy projects on June 16. Funding recipients will also be in attendance to speak to their projects. EVENT: Media announcement and availability WHO: Eric Newell, Chair Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, and ...


    By Marketwire

  • IBM Discusses Climate Change

    Gary Rancourt, Business Development Executive, IBM Big Green Innovations Big Blue sees a future in corporate climate initiatives An escalating need for companies to lower their carbon footprints will drive an increased demand in sustainability products and services, according to the head of business development for IBM’s new green unit. Last year, Big Blue launched Big Green ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • The climate change guide

    Corporate Canada: Responsible Business Action on Climate Change The Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) launched an excellent new Guide to Climate Change at its Annual Summit in November, 2007. CBSR President & CEO, Adine Mees launched the Guide during the opening of the Summit and explained that it was the first of its kind in Canada in "delivering a functional tool ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Financing the climate for change

    Seed Capital Assistance Facility helping investors provide early stage financing to clean energy entrepreneurs in the developing world. The United Nations Environment Programme, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank and the Global Environment Facility have launched a Seed Capital Assistance Facility (SCAF) to help stimulate renewable energy and energy efficiency ventures in the ...

  • Advancing the science of climate change

    The U.S. National Academy of Sciences has published a short but informative report on advancing the science of climate ...

  • CSA in Climate Change

    The Canadian Standards Association (CSA), a leading developer of standards and codes, has announced the availability of its CSA in Climate Change Background Report. The new white paper was developed to help provide the media, public, academia, government bodies and other stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of CSA's role in supporting the development and deployment of technologies, services ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate change and the integrity of science

    Open letter defends the integrity of climate science and hits out at recent attacks driven by 'special interests or ...

  • The business response to climate change

    The Business Response to Climate Change is a student-organized conference that will explore how forward-thinking businesses seize market opportunities for clean technologies. Featured guests include keynote speaker David Rothkopf of consulting firm Garten Rothkopf, Keith Curtis of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Scott Sklar of The Stella Group, and George A. Pickart of GE Energy. The conference ...

  • Corporate executives expect climate change spending to rise dramatically

    Despite challenging economic conditions and regulatory uncertainty, global executives believe that the climate change agenda will significantly impact business performance and strategy over the next few years according to a new survey by Ernst & Young: ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Top US Corporations alive to climate change - but lagging Global Peers

    While leading companies are forging ahead to cut emissions and seize business opportunities, US companies still lag their global peers in the numbers and types of actions they are taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, some 70 percent of firms surveyed believe they can seize new commercial opportunities and improve relations with customers, employees and other stakeholders by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate Climate Champions Meet at COP18

    SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact DESCRIPTION:DOHA, December 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Reflecting the increased importance of the private sector to the climate negotiations and global sustainability, signatories of Caring for Climate (C4C), the UN’s climate action platform for business, met with the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Financing climate change action and boosting technology change

    Public and private financing for climate action will need to be scaled up significantly in the coming years, according to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Indeed, the Cancun Agreements call on developed countries to provide new and additional resources for climate actions USD $30 billion over 2010-2012 and a longer term goal of $100 billion per year by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Financing climate change action and boosting technology change

    Public and private financing for climate action will need to be scaled up significantly in the coming years, according to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Indeed, the Cancun Agreements call on developed countries to provide new and additional resources for climate actions USD $30 billion over 2010-2012 and a longer term goal of $100 billion per year by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Business tackling climate change on the ground

    The relationship between land use and climate change is highlighted in corporate case studies included in a new report, entitled 'Tackling climate change on the ground', released today by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (http://www.wbcsd.org). 'Land use is an extremely important element of the climate change challenge and should be effectively addressed ...

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