Financial institutions with a combined total of $3.5 trillion in assets under management are calling for new regulations that would require companies to report on their production, consumption and disposal of plastic.
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From pledges to set science-based emissions reduction targets to tools for the construction industry, in this weekly round-up we explore the latest developments regarding corporate initiatives, sustainability reports and key industry updates.
From CDP's alignment with the ISSB to the value of global water sources, in this weekly round-up we explore the latest developments regarding corporate initiatives, sustainability reports and key industry updates.
Following the July 2023 record as the hottest month in human history, analysis from global disclosure non-profit CDP shows that extreme heat is the most widespread climate hazard facing the world’s cities today. 'Extreme heat' includes the impact of extreme heat, heat stress, extreme hot days and the urban heat island effect.
The CDP is emphasising the critical necessity for financial institutions to close the divide between climate-related considerations and the realm of nature within their strategies, risk management and investment decisions.
Only a third of UK business emissions are currently covered by net zero targets, despite evidence to suggest that decarbonisation could lead them to greater success.
The SBTi’s approach to net zero could be a roadblock to innovation and is unattainable for most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to a whitepaper from Eight Versa.
CDP, the global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions, has appointed Sherry Madera as its new chief executive.
Analysis by CDP and the World Benchmarking has found that no member of the benchmark is expected to reduce its Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions intensity at a rate sufficient to provide a credible pathway to a 1.5°C future.
With only 5% of corporate emissions covered by on-track net zero targets, transparency and accountability become ever more critical to an effective transition. To that end, CDP has launched its Corporate Environmental Action Tracker (CEAT) to make aggregated CDP data user-friendly and accessible to all, driving accountability and clarity on corporate performance.