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Europe launches

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The European Commission has today launched the worlds largest programme of investment in low carbon and renewable energy demonstration projects.

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  • Published: Sep 24th, 2010
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U.S. companies lag global ones on carbon disclosure

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – European companies areworking harder at disclosing their financial risks associatedwith greenhouse gas emissions than North American companies,according to an annual report.

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  • Published: Sep 24th, 2010
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U.S. companies lag global ones on carbon disclosure

* 500 firms asked to report climate risks in annual survey

* Europe had 20 pct of top performers, N. America 6 pct

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – European companies are working harder at disclosing their financial risks associated with greenhouse gas emissions than North American companies, according to an annual report.

Every year for the last decade, the Carbon Disclosure Project has asked 500 global companies on behalf of 534 institutional investors representing more than $64 trillion of assets under management, to measure and report their emissions.

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  • Published: Mar 14th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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View: Attorneys Speculate on Value of SEC Carbon Disclosure

Early in February, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released “Commission Guidance Regarding Disclosure Related to Climate Change,” Release Nos. 33-9106; 34-61369; FR-82.

There is much debate regarding whether this “interpretive guidance” adds any new disclosure requirements or simply reiterates what companies are already supposed to disclose about material risks associated with the effects of climate change under broad language of existing rules. The SEC says that the “interpretive guidance” does not create any new obligations.

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  • Published: Mar 13th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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‘Clear standard’ needed for CO2 reporting

Firms need a standard method of reporting their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, one environmental publication has suggested.

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Nedbank comes cleanest on CO2

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Nedbank is tops in South Africa’s 2009 carbon disclosure leadership index, which ranks the JSE’s biggest 100 companies on the basis of “frank and transparent” disclosure on issues related to climate change.

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  • Published: Sep 27th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Edison Ranks Again as a Top Performer

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NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwire) — 09/23/09 — Consolidated Edison Inc. (Con Edison) has been ranked the No. 1 utility by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in a first-time measurement of companies’ climate-change performance actions, and also has received dual 7th place rankings in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index’s (CDLI) S&P 500-utility and global utility categories.

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ATP reduces CO2 emissions by 7.4

CalSTRS Proxy Proposals Get Carbon Disclosure Commitments

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a sign that even skeptical companies are

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Markit And The Carbon Disclosure Project To Launch Climate Change Investment Indices

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Markit, a financial information services company, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the leading independent global climate change reporting platform, today announced their intention to launch a family of investment indices reflecting the financial performance of companies with strong carbon management strategies.

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Carbon Disclosure In Discrete Measures

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The Carbon Disclosure Project’s first global supply chain report, due on March 5, should be an eye-opener

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Carbon disclosure should be mandatory by 2010

| By James Murdoch – Sourced From The Financial Times |

Information is power. Recently I met members of Britains Olympic cycling team and was struck by the way they had used data to analyse and improve their performance. This team, a source of pride for the nation, focuses relentlessly on the pursuit of measurable, second-by-second improvements

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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US carbon reporting investigation secures another victory

The global fight to force carbon intensive firms to provide information to investors the climate change-related risks they face secured another victory last week, after US energy giant Dynegy announced it would provide information on its carbon footprint and associated risks in its annual reports.
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  • Published: Oct 26th, 2008
  • Category: UK
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Mandelson loses fight with Miliband over CO2 disclosure law

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has clashed with Ed Miliband, the Climate Change Secretary, over proposed legislation that will force big companies to detail all their carbon dioxide emissions.
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Dow Named Best in Class in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

MIDLAND, MI. – October 21, 2008 – Reinforcing The Dow Chemical Company’s commitment to setting the standard for sustainability, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named Dow to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the fifth consecutive year. The index highlights global companies that have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance in respect to climate change disclosure practices. Dow is one of only 33 companies from a carbon intensive sector to receive this distinction for 2008.
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