Bombardier Recognized as World Leader for Action on Climate Change
Montréal, October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Bombardier Inc. announced today that it has achieved a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014 for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change.
The index presents 187 listed companies identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation. It has been produced by CDP at the request of 767 investors who represent more than a third of the world’s invested capital. Information provided by nearly 2,000 listed companies has been independently assessed and ranked accordingly. Bombardier is among the top 10% that has been awarded an A grade for its climate performance.
“This recognition demonstrates clearly that Bombardier’s commitment to mitigate its environmental impact while growing its business translates into measurable results, said Mtre Daniel Desjardins, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc. “This same approach plays a pivotal role in the development of our game-changing products.”
CDP performance scores provide a tool for institutional investors and stakeholders to evaluate and track corporate efforts to mitigate climate change. Scores are communicated to investors and other decision makers through various channels, including Bloomberg terminals, to help them assess corporate preparedness for changing market demands and emissions regulation.
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.
Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.
CDP is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including 767 institutional investors with assets of US$92 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate-change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions. Please visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.
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