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CDP Supply Chain – Supplier Engagement for Carbon Management and Cost Reduction

August 2, 2011 by

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The Carbon Disclosure Project 2011 Supply Chain Report, that was released earlier this year shows that leading global organizations and their suppliers are seeing cost savings as a result of implementing carbon management activities. The CDP Supply Chain Report analyzes 57 leading global organizations (listed below) and more than a thousand suppliers to these organizations. […]

Understanding the Carbon Disclosure Project

May 5, 2011 by

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The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an effective way to encourage companies to voluntarily disclose their GHG emissions and to highlight the risk and opportunities of climate change. With a backing of 551 institutional investors and US$71 trillion in assets under management, CDP’s effort in collecting Carbon related data is taken very seriously in both […]

Infosys ranks in top 100 in the Sustainable Investing G1000

January 25, 2011 by

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Factoring in the environmental, social and governance performance of the target companies is becoming a mainstream practise across investors. Given the need for this data, a number of rankings and ratings are becoming available to the investors to determine the long term sustainability, risks and mitigation plans for their portfolios. One such tool is the […]

S & P Ratings – Proposal to encompass Carbon et al

January 25, 2011 by

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A recent article in Daily Environment Report states that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) is working on ways to integrate the risks of greenhouse gases into its corporate credit ratings system. This move could be driven by a number of changes in the macro-environment such as tightening of the EU emissions trading scheme in its third phase. […]

Carbon accounting and disclosure – Automobile sector

January 20, 2011 by

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Amount of greenhouse gases produced as a result of activities caused by an organization, event, product or person can be termed as carbon footprint.  Carbon Footprint is a measure of the anthropogenic impacts on the environment resulting in climate change. Total quantity of GHG emission associated with the above parameters can be measured by assessing […]

Mr Combet’ speech at Investor Group on Climate Change Forum

January 17, 2011 by

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On Friday 17 December 2010, Mr Combet , Climate Change Minister of Australia gave a speech at  the Investor Group on Climate Change Forum (IIGCC). The IIGCC is a forum for collaboration on climate change for European investors. There are currently more than 65 members, including some of the largest pension funds and asset managers in […]

Building Sustainability in Supply Chain – Walmart Way

November 30, 2010 by

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Walmart Sustainable Product Index Walmart, a retail giant and largest company in the world by any standards, announced plans to develop a worldwide sustainable product index. It is expected to lead to higher quality, lower costs, and measure the sustainability of products. Walmart states that the need for such index is due to the increasing […]