Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy Public Goals and Corporate Practices

Companies are increasingly aware of the need to address climate change. However, while many companies are taking action to address climate change, many others are still lagging behind.  This report surveys responsible business practices addressing climate change and driving the shift to a low-carbon...

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Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2010, 2010
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Companies are increasingly aware of the need to address climate change. However, while many companies are taking action to address climate change, many others are still lagging behind.  This report surveys responsible business practices addressing climate change and driving the shift to a low-carbon economy. It summarises policies, regulations and other instruments in support of a low carbon economy in OECD countries and emerging economies, and analyses corporate responses to these drivers. Using the principles of responsible business conduct identified in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, this report reviews three key areas of corporate action: accounting for greenhouse gas emissions; achieving emissions reductions; and engaging suppliers, consumers and other stakeholders
Physical Description:116 p. ill. 19x27cm
ISBN:9789264090231