Mercedes-Benz Targets Carbon Neutral Fleet by 2039

Mercedes-Benz has set a target to ensure its new passenger car fleet is carbon neutral by 2039. It has also committed to ensure plug-in hybrids or all-electric vehicles (EVs) make up more than 50% of its car sales by 2030 under its ‘Ambition2039’ initiative. The car manufacturer said it is …

Just 7% of Cities Score ‘A’-Grade on Going Green

A total of 43 cities have scored an ‘A’ rating in a new climate-action ranking published by CDP. This means around only 7% of the 596 cities assessed scored top marks based on how effectively they are measuring and tackling greenhouse gas emissions, as well as adapting to the risks …

Pricing Carbon “New Normal” Globally For Companies, Says CDP

Putting a price on carbon is globally becoming the new normal for major companies according to a new report from CDP, with almost 1,400 companies factoring an internal price on carbon into their forward-looking business plans. CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) published new research this week which reveals that …

More Than 300 Companies Have Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets

More than 300 companies worldwide have now committed to setting ambitious Science Based Targets to reduce emissions, with more than 90 new companies joining this year alone, which also now includes 50 US businesses. The Science Based Targets initiative is aimed at defining and promoting best practice in science-based target …

100 Fossil Fuel Producers Responsible For 71% Of Emissions Since 1988

A historic new report from CDP has revealed that 71% of all greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 can be traced back to only 100 fossil fuel producers, a group which together are responsible for 635 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. The new research from CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure …

100 Multinationals Commit to 100 Per Cent Renewable Power

The RE100 initiative has confirmed that over 100 multinationals have now committed to sourcing 100 per cent renewable power, after AkzoNobel, AXA, Burberry, and Carlsberg today became the latest high profile brands to join the group. Launched in 2014 by The Climate Group and CDP, RE100 has seen a host …

McDonald’s and L’Oreal Join CDP’s Latest Green Supply Chain Push

CDP has announced that its forest supply chain initiative has expanded with the addition of eight new corporates, including global brands L’Oréal and Johnson & Johnson. The investor-backed environmental disclosure group said the companies would work with it to gather information from key suppliers detailing how they are tackling deforestation …