Tag Archives: reduction targets

Best Practices in Sustainability: Employee Engagement and Reporting

Sustainable business best practices: the triple bottom line

It is widely understood that adopting best practices in sustainability can offer a significant competitive advantage. There is ample incentive to get on board. In 2012, sales of sustainable goods and services reached $1 trillion globally and in 2013, it may double to reach $2 trillion. As early as 2017, the sustainable economy could be worth $10 trillion in annual global revenue. Almost three …

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Carbon Disclosure Project Launches Program for Cities to Report Carbon Emisssions

The Carbon Disclosure Project helps cities report and reduce carbon emissions.

Over the past decade the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has built the largest database in the world of primary corporate greenhouse gas emissions information reported by 3000 organizations from 60 countries. The information is gathered on behalf of 534 institutional investors managing a total of more than $64 trillion in assets. Through this program of voluntary information gathering and disclosure, reliable reduction targets are …

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Press Briefing from Bangkok: Climate Talks Show “Encouraging Signals” Ahead of COP15

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer gives his latest press briefing mid-way through sessions in Bangkok of the Ad hoc working groups preparing for the COP15 Climate Conference in Copenhagen this December. Secretary de Boer spoke of “encouraging signals” that the ongoing talks in Thailand can “deliver the tools and rules essential to a successful climate change deal in Copenhagen.” While there is progress …

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