Corporate sustainability reporting and disclosure to climate organizations like CDP is a must-do for companies — 81 percent of S&P 500 companies published these reports in 2015, up from just 20 percent five years ago.
Some enterprising companies, however, are taking their environmental efforts to the next level and setting science based targets: greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals in line with what scientists say is necessary to keep global warming below the 2-degree threshold.
“It’s definitely a growing movement in the mindset of many companies,” said Alicia Godlove, FirstCarbon Solutions sustainability project manager. FirstCarbon Solutions is an environmental sustainability consulting services provider and a long-time scoring partner for CDP. An increasing number of its clients are looking for help establishing science based targets, FirstCarbon Sollutions executives say.
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