A growing number of companies around the world are adopting Science-Based Targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while within Australia and New Zealand, more companies are reporting data to CDP, according to CDP’s 2017 Climate Change Report.
CDP released the 2017 Climate Change Report with data specifically on Australia and New Zealand. CDP noted that this year, more than 250 companies based or listed in Australia and New Zealand were requested to respond to CDP’s climate change questionnaire. In response, 95 companies in the region disclosed environmental data through the climate change program – of which 81 were from Australia and 14 from New Zealand. 87 of these companies, or 92%, have been responding to the program for multiple years, and eight disclosed environmental data for the first time in 2017, CDP said.
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