Target, Tesco and CVS Health have joined Walmart in an agreement to collect data from suppliers, through non-profit CDP, regarding their overall environmental footprint. By asking suppliers to report on their environmental footprint, the retailers aim to reduce environmental risk and cut carbon emissions in their supply chains. The total number of companies now reporting through CDP marks an increase of more than
Big tech companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Facebook have been challenged by Governor Jerry Brown and UN Climate Chief Patricia Espinosa to start reporting environmental data by the time of a major conference this September. A majority (55%) of companies worldwide (by market cap) now report environmental data, according … Read more »
Bridgestone announced that it has received CDP’s highest rating for supplier engagement for the second year in a row. The A rating comes from the manufacturer’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions throughout all areas of its products’ lifecycles, from raw material procurement all the way to disposal and recycling, … Read more »
A CDP report published today analyzed 16 of the world’s largest publicly-listed automotive companies that responded to an extensive questionnaire last year. The report identified best and lowest performing automakers as well as major opportunities emerging while the industry enters a low-carbon transition. The report, called “Driving Disruption,” assessed companies … Read more »
While more and more companies today are focusing on environmental programs, processes and products, many of them are not capturing – or reporting on – the financial value they’re gaining from strong environmental performance, according to research from Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management. And that is a huge missed opportunity, Accenture says.