In response to increasing demands for transparency and actionable, climate-related information, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) established the industry-led Task Force on Climate related Financial Disclosures (TCFD or Task Force).

A new report by CDP, a global environmental disclosure platform, says major companies worldwide achieved a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains in 2017. Carbon emissions in supply chains are on average four times those of company’s direct operations.

A new report ‘Driving disruption’ analysing 16 of the world’s largest publicly-listed automotive companies with a total market capitalization of US$790 billion reveals that the industry must adapt rapidly to address technological disruption and environmental regulation or risk falling behind.

Partnership between the public and private sectors can offer advantages to all stakeholders in REDD+, providing finance, technology and project skills. Private sector companies may play various roles in REDD+, but there must be a business case for them to do so.

Global corporate giants are investing hugely in water security and management with a three-fold rise in just one year, an annual water report said. They committed to $23.4 billion of investment in water projects in 2017 alone.

A new report by CDP, shows that a growing number of companies are stepping up their response to climate change by embedding low-carbon goals into their long-term business plans, with many companies intending to ramp up ambition over the next couple of years.

A new report ‘Digging Deep’ analyzing a US$294 billion market cap grouping of the world’s major publicly-listed mining companies reveals they are generating up to US$16 billion in emissions costs by passing down the risk in their value chain.

Historic new research from CDP, voted no. 1 climate change research provider by institutional investors, in collaboration with the Climate Accountability Institute, reveals that 71% of all global GHG emissions since 1988 can be traced to just 100 fossil fuel producers.

Up to US$906 billion in company turnover depends on commodities that drive the majority of tropical deforestation globally, says environmental non-profit CDP.

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