|October 19, 2006|
Report Offers Three-Pronged Approach to Corporate Climate Strategy
|California, USA - Business for Social Responsibility has published new report that examines business reactions to climate change and lays out a simple spectrum of actions to move towards carbon neutrality. |
The report, A Three-Pronged Approach to Corporate Climate Strategy (download - PDF), offers examples of what companies across industries are doing to limit risk and liability and create approaches to secure their positions as leaders rather than laggards. Increasing the efficiency of energy use, offsetting emissions, and shifting to de-carbonized energy and renewables are some of the actions that apply to all aspects of business, including raw material selection, design, sourcing, delivery and disposal.
"These options are more than many companies often consider, and offer managers greater choice in defining ambitious, value-creating climate strategies," said Emma Stewart, BSR's acting director of research and development.
In addition to this new business guide, BSR is designing three new multi-year initiatives for companies: