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New Study shows 51 of Top 100 Companies are Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Top performers earn their scores by decoupling business growth from emissions; of companies performing well, Autodesk, Unilever and Eli Lilly take top three spots
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December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ ---If a company claims that it plans to reduce its carbon footprint 15% by 2020, is that good?  Better yet, is it enough?---   

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations have released a first-of-its-kind study on sustainability context: Assessing Corporate Emissions Performance through the Lens of Climate Science.

A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 2)

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In part one of this dialogue, #NewMetrics channel co-curator Bill Baue and Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist for Sustainability Communications at Addison, discussed GE's approach to accountability for, and reporting on, its worldwide carbon footprint with GE's Resource Optimization Manager, Gretchen Hancock.

Putting Sustainability Data in Context

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By Tim Woodall

Many companies have been publicly reporting on sustainability metrics for more than 20 years, and others are just getting started. As the practice is maturing and becoming more commonplace, stakeholders are beginning to ask, “Are these metrics really measuring sustainability?”

Time to Talk About the Public Interest

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The TakeAway: Current global activity about “materiality” and “multiple capitals” seek to embed environmental, social, and governance considerations within corporate and investor commitments to accountability and sustainability. But they’re the latest iteration of an ancient ethic waiting to be reborn.

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