Bloomberg ESG and CSRHub Benchmark - Part 1


By Bahar Gidwani

Part 1 of a 2-part series

Sustainability professionals spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of time developing and managing their sustainability programs.  Most dread the almost inevitable question from their manager or their manager’s manager—”How are we performing relative to our peers?  Where are we doing well and where do we need to improve?”  The iCompli CSRHub ESG Metrics Brief is designed to make it easy to answer these questions in a fact-based and authoritative way.

We Care About Climate Change

TransCanada earned its score of 99B out of 100 on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index by disclosing high-quality carbon emissions and energy data through CDP’s climate change program.

There’s a piece of pipeline equipment about the size of a small briefcase that is more symbolic than you might think. As natural gas is pushed through the pipeline during normal compressor operation, the “two-stage supersonic ejector” captures emissions of methane – a potent greenhouse gas – that would have previously been vented into the atmosphere. Funded by TransCanada, the ejector’s successful implementation and patent exemplifies how the private sector continues to move ahead in terms of reducing emissions.

BSR COP21 Daily Dispatch: Day 8

Multimedia with summary

Editor’s Note

On Friday, BSR participated in three separate events at COP21, but there was one common theme: collaboration.

Republic Services Among Top Companies Recognized in CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report

Press Release

PHOENIX, December 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is among the top companies recognized by CDP, a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to measuring and disclosing environmental information, in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2015. The report features companies that demonstrate science-based strategies for reducing their impact on climate change.

BNY Mellon Continues CSR Leadership with Third Consecutive Perfect CDP Score

Firm Signs onto White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge in Lead Up to COP21

Continuing its leadership in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and carbon reduction, BNY Mellon has been named to CDP's global Climate “A” List for climate performance leadership and its S&P Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). For the third consecutive year, BNY Mellon has received perfect scores on both climate change disclosure and performance. The company's "A" for performance and score of 100 for disclosure make it the only financial institution globally and one of two S&P 500 companies to receive a perfect score for the past three years.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - December 2015



Chevrolet Meets Community-Based Carbon-Reduction Goal

Chevrolet over the last five years has prevented 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere, roughly equivalent to the COemissions from the annual energy used in every home in Detroit.

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International Consultation Opens on Water Climate Bond Standard

Future Guidance for Water Investments Takes Shape
Press Release

November 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners Ceres, World Resources Institute, CDP and the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation have released for public comment, the world’s first standard for low carbon and climate resilient water bonds. The proposed Water Climate Bond Standard will bring a focus on vulnerability assessment and climate mitigation and adaptation planning to the fixed income space.

Charlotte-based Sealed Air Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

By Katherine Peralta of the Charlotte Observer

Charlotte-based Sealed Air said this week it has received national recognition for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the risks of potential climate change.

Bloomberg partner CDP launches their US Climate Change Report

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Wall Street is waking up to climate-conscious investing. Financial giants are acquiring investment boutiques and quickly building departments to address environmental opportunities and risks.


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