From A for Apple Inc. to Z for Zurich Insurance Group, 187 companies illustrate that a low carbon future does not mean low profit. A new global index based on companies that exhibit leadership through action to mitigate climate change outperforms The Bloomberg World Index by 9.6%.

The majority of the world’s major cities have disclosed that climate change presents a physical risk to the businesses operating in their cities. This real and current threat is driving local governments to take concrete action in response finds this fourth CDP Cities Annual Report released by CDP in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, C40 Cities and AECOM. It covers 207 cities from Africa Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, South Asia and Oceania