First-of-its-kind research, REenergising Asia: Assessing Renewable Electricity Readiness Among Key Asian Markets, developed by global environmental disclosure platform CDP and funded by HSBC, reveals the comparative competitiveness of Asia’s ten key markets for renewable electricity (RE) representing more than 11,000 TWh in total annual electric

The report highlights the collaborative action already happening between cities, states, regions, business, and national government, using data reported by over 1000 cities, states and regions through the CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System.

This report shows how 2020 marked ten years of cities reporting the climate and environmental data through the CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System. It presents how in 2020, there has been a 17x increase in city disclosure since 2011 — 812 cities have disclosed, compared to just 48 in 2011.

This report provides an update on corporate use of internal carbon pricing globally and developments in carbon pricing regulation, informed by over 5,900 corporate disclosures to CDP in 2020.

Companies are realising the need to act on deforestation. Despite COVID-19, 2020 saw a 27% increase in companies disclosing on how they are managing deforestation and 93% of companies we analyzed are taking at least one industry-accepted action to safeguard forests.

How is Europe’s corporate sector progressing against the Paris agreement? The 2020 CDP Europe Report, Running hot, shows that while there is strong progress in reducing carbon emissions by many of Europe’s largest companies, progress is uneven.

When it comes to water security, businesses cannot afford to wait. In 2020, companies reported maximum financial impacts of water risks at US$301 billion – five times higher than the cost of addressing them (US$55 billion).

Leading companies operating in the global food value chain are underestimating key environmental risks and ignoring opportunities for creating a more sustainable food system, according to a new report published by global environmental non-profit CDP.

Low-carbon investment was driven by companies in the high-emitting materials, energy and transport sectors, accounting for 5, 38 and 50 percent respectively.

India Inc has shown a modest uptick when it comes to disclosure of climate change risk due to increasing awareness about global warming and a growing band of climate-conscious investors, reveals a recent report released by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) India.

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