International business report 2007: global issues

This report highlights the incompatibility between continued rapid growth in the global economy and the sustainability of the environment with global warming presenting an increasing threat to future living standards. In the first part of the report focus on climate change and the response of governments and companies. The second part contains results and analysis of data collected as part of the IBR survey, identifying the attitudes of privately held businesses towards global warming and what action they are taking to limit the effects.