Corporate India is becoming more aware of climate change and the risks it poses to their business, shows the CDP India Disclosure Report 2022.

CDP launched a report analyzing disclosure from 18,600+ companies across 13 industries in 135 countries. The report assesses climate transition plan disclosure against 21 key indicators within CDP’s climate change questionnaire and found that only 81 companies (0.4%) disclosed to all relevant.

This report uses the latest data to highlight the hazards cities face from climate change – from the people affected to critical resources under threat – and demonstrates the urgent need for cities to put people at the heart of their climate action.

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).