12 Sep '12, 3am

Extreme weather forces #climate change up corporate agenda | BusinessGreen: #GetCBE

Climate change remains a top priority for senior executives at many of the world's largest businesses, as growing numbers attempt to develop strategies for managing direct climate change impacts. That is the conclusion of the latest Global 500 report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which reveals that 81 per cent of companies responding to the NGOs survey have now identified physical risks to their organisation arising from climate change, while over a third see these risks as a "real and present danger", up from just 10 per cent in 2010. FURTHER READING Could businesses rescue the UN's carbon offset scheme? Germany to capitalise as global clean tech market tipped to top €4tr The report also revealed 96 per cent of responding companies now have a board level executive with specific responsibility for climate change strategy, up from 93 per cent last year, while th...

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