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Ethical Corporation investigates how business is facing up to climate risk

Terry Slavin, (Dec 4, 2019)

In our last issue of 2019, we look at what companies are doing to implement the Task Force on Climate-related Disclosures amid increasing pressure from investors. We also highlight some of those turning the tide from our monthly Disruptors series

From zero to hero: How Japan Inc came from behind to lead on climate risk reporting

Jill Baker, (Dec 3, 2019)

Jill Baker reports on how influential figures like Hiromichi Mizuno of Global Pension Investment Fund and Hitachi’s Hiroaki Nakanishi have helped swing the country’s largest companies behind the TCFDs

#Cop25: Corporations feel investor heat over slow response to climate risk

Mike Scott, (Dec 3, 2019)

Amid ever-graver revelations about the severity of climate change, Mike Scott reports on patchy progress in adopting the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures' recommendations on reporting climate risk

The disruptors: How quiet-spoken Gabrielle Ginér is making a big noise on climate at BT

Oliver Balch, (Nov 22, 2019)

On the eve of COP25 climate conference in Madrid, Oliver Balch profiles the head of sustainability at the FTSE 100 company, one of the first to set an ambitious 1.5C science-based target

Six lessons learned on the road to net-zero carbon emissions

Terry Slavin, (Nov 22, 2019)

Terry Slavin rounds up some of the key messages from last week’s Ethical Corporation webinar on ambitious climate action

Transparent supply chains key in Bridgestone's quest for 100% sustainable rubber

Amy Brown, (Oct 4, 2019)

Amy Brown reports on how the CDP A lister is aligning sustainability and procurement to strengthen both functions

The invisible hand of CDP leader Firmenich

Terry Slavin, (Oct 2, 2019)

Terry Slavin interviews Gilbert Ghostine, CEO of the Swiss fragrance and flavours giant, about the company's inclusive capitalism business model, 1.5C science-based targets, and the new One Planet Business for Biodiversity coalition

2020s declared decade of action on climate, biodiversity and SDGs

Terry Slavin, (Sep 27, 2019)

Climate Week New York saw companies form new coalitions to accelerate progress, such as the Business Avengers to champion the Global Goals and the One Planet Business for Biodiversity platform, while Climate Group’s RE100 passed the 200-member mark

For next-gen, read low carbon: the mobile phone industry joins hands to tackle climate change

Mats Granryd, (Sep 16, 2019)

GSMA’s Mats Granryd explains that the agreement by 50 operators to report their climate impacts to the CDP is the first step towards an industry-wide roadmap in line with the Paris Agreement

All eyes on China as national carbon market plan emerges from haze

Jill Baker, (Sep 1, 2019)

As Beijing ramps up preparations to create the world’s largest carbon market, the burning question is whether it will eventually be part of a global market, reports Jill Baker

‘Companies can no longer ignore deforestation risk. Consumers want bold action, and now'

Morgan Gillespy, (Aug 20, 2019)

With forestry and agriculture responsible for around 23% of net man-made greenhouse gas emissions, there's an urgent need for companies to come clean about their relationship with the land, says Morgan Gillespy of CDP

‘Now companies can finally be held to account for their no-deforestation commitments’

Morgan Gillespy, (Jun 12, 2019)

CDP’s Morgan Gillespy and Rainforest Alliance’s Leah Samberg argue that the new Accountability Framework, launched this week by a coalition of civil society partners, will close the ‘accountability loop’ that has prevented more than 500 companies from making real progress on removing deforestation from commodity supply chains

How China’s appetite for meat is putting forests at increasing risk

Morgan Gillespy, (Jun 3, 2019)

CDP's Morgan Gillespy argues that Chinese banks, which have otherwise made strong progress on green finance, have a blindspot over deforestation risk. Amid uncertainties over US-China trade war, the risks related to soy are set to deepen

Press Release: President, CDP North America, joins Responsible Business Summit West 2019

Ed Long, (May 30, 2019)

Bruno Sarda, President, CDP North America to join #RBSWEST in October [9-10]

CSR Cheat Sheet: California dominates climate A list of cities

Oliver Balch, (May 13, 2019)

In his monthly sustainability news round-up, Oliver Balch reports on CDP’s first ranking of cities, the damning case against hydropower, and how millennials want employers to act more responsibly

Virginie Helias: P&G’s ocean plastic bottles ‘only the beginning’ of war on plastic

Terry Slavin, (May 1, 2019)

Updated: The chief sustainability officer of Procter & Gamble tells Terry Slavin how the world’s biggest consumer plans to end packaging waste by 2030. The article has been updated to include a response from Greenpeace

With 12 years to save the planet can business step up to a 1.5C world?

Terry Slavin, (Feb 28, 2019)

From carbon capture to blockchain; Climate Action 100+ to Science Based Targets and the Green New Deal, the March issue of Ethical Corporation magazine assesses how the corporate world is responding to the challenge of radical decarbonisation

‘We can only achieve a 1.5C world if science and business work together’

Alberto Carrillo Pineda, (Feb 28, 2019)

CDP’s Alberto Carrillo Pineda explains why the Science Based Targets initiative is releasing new technical assistance to help its 500+ signatories decarbonise further and faster

Unilever, Danone, L'Oréal and Nestlé leading on tackling climate risk, says CDP

Terry Slavin, (Feb 27, 2019)

Terry Slavin reports on the leaders and laggards in CDP's first investor research report on the fast-moving consumer goods sector

CDP names 120 leading firms for engaging suppliers on climate

Terry Slavin, (Feb 7, 2019)

World’s biggest businesses cut CO2 equal to South Korea’s emissions from their supply chains last year, according to the disclosure platform, which also added AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola European Partners, Diageo and LG Innotek to its A list for action on water risk. Terry Slavin reports

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