Carbon Disclosure Project 2010

Global 500 Report
Climate change climbs boardroom agenda

As companies evaluate sustainability trends — such as competition for natural resources, economic globalisation and climate change — the likely outcome is a fundamental shift in business strategy. Leaders in this area recognise the need to design corporate-level objectives to pursue growth while simultaneously reducing emissions.

What the Carbon Performance Index highlights is the disparity between incorporating climate chance strategy across the business and actually seeing concrete cuts in emissions for many businesses.