• Standard to aid companies on climate reporting

    28 May 2009

    Corporations wanting to report data relevant to climate change now have a standard procedure to follow, with the launch of a draft framework by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) this week.

  • BAT issues second report on sustainable smoking

    07 May 2009

    British American Tobacco published its 2008 sustainability report last week, outlining its approaches to reduce the harm caused by tobacco products and announcing targets to lessen its environmental impact.

  • A looming imperative

    01 May 2009

    Across developed economies, pressure is building on companies to disclose environmental and climate change risks, warn Prajakt Samant and Adam Topping – with regulation surely just a matter of time

  • Eurosif calls for EU intervention on ESG disclosure

    16 April 2009

    The EU should force companies and institutional investors to disclose more information on how they are dealing with environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, the European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) has said.

  • US outlines proposals for national GHG reporting

    01 April 2009

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rel­eased its proposals for mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions last month, setting in train a crucial underpinning of any carbon cap-and-trade system.

  • CDP to poll 3,700 firms on climate risks

    01 March 2009

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has called on 3,700 companies to submit data on their climate change risks, as a survey claims that three-quarters of the investment managers behind the project now factor such information into their investment decisions.

  • Kellogg sets environmental targets in first CR report

    05 February 2009

    Cereal and convenience food giant Kellogg Company has published its first global corporate responsibility (CR) report, setting targets to reduce its environmental and social impacts.

  • Corralling the cowboys

    01 February 2009

    As voluntary carbon market participants brace themselves for the effect of the global slowdown, Christopher Cundy reports on how the market's earlier problems are being addressed

  • Registeries - ticked off?

    01 February 2009

    If 2008 was the year when voluntary carbon standards established themselves, then 2009 should be the year for their registries.

  • Price pressure

    01 February 2009

    America's progression towards mandatory carbon emissions trading looks set to continue to support prices in its voluntary carbon market – but things look bleaker elsewhere, finds Thomas Marcello