Many of the world's biggest food, beverage and tobacco brands are missing their biggest opportunity to mitigate climate risks, according to analysis by global non-profit CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project.
As extreme weather impacts global supply chains, industries must keep resources moving. Be it the flow of goods, electricity, communications or oil and gas, today's governments, global manufacturers, aid relief organizations and insurance firms are worried sick over supply chain disruptions. And it's easy to see why.
FirstCarbon Solutions, active in environmental and sustainability business solutions, and CDP, an NGO provider of a global environmental disclosure system, announced the debut publication of the Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index, a new evaluation and benchmarking tool for CDP supply chain members and suppliers.
Results from one of the world's largest annual surveys of corporate sustainability executives underscore the importance of collaboration among business and external stakeholders to address climate change, among other key issues, in order to improve sustainability performance. This year, more than 700 business leaders from BSR's global member network responded to the fifth annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2013"”the largest survey response to date.