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EU to consider labels for green finance products

In a push to foster sustainable markets and instill trust in investors, the European Commission has discussed plans to introduce labels for clearer classification of green financial products. In order to achieve the ambitious climate goals set at the Paris Agreement, the European Commission predicts that...

America’s Pledge, US Corporations and States Uphold Paris Accord

On July 12, California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg launched America’s Pledge on climate change, a new initiative to compile and quantify the actions of states, cities and businesses in the United States to drive down their greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of...

70% RISE IN CITIES DISCLOSING CLIMATE STRATEGIES

According to the Carbon Disclosure Project, 2016 has seen a 70 % rise in cities measuring and disclosing environmental data, in order to manage emissions and the increasing impacts of climate change. An unprecedented 533 cities in the world, representing 621 million citizens, have reported...

HOW BOLD CORPORATE ACTION CAN KEEP TEMPERATURE RISE BELOW 2°C

A new report launched today by the We Mean Business Coalition, along with CDP, shows how significant the business contribution could be to ensure that the goals set out in the Paris Agreement this past December are met. The report, called The Business End of...

TIPPING POINT LOOMING FOR CEMENT INDUSTRY

A new report released by CDP that analyzes a US$120bn2 grouping of the world's largest cement companies, has found that a tipping point is looming for the industry, with significant innovation required to go well beyond the efficiency improvements achieved to date. The report finds that...

NEW TRUSTEE FOR CDP URGES INVESTORS TO TAKE CLIMATE ACTION

This Friday (22nd April - Earth Day) will see the signing of the Paris climate accord. It will be the first time all countries in the world have agreed to cut their emissions with the aim of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. In...