Definitive: The Business Case forSustainability¡    Frances Way, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Carbon      Disclosure Projec...
Sustainable Brands, London, 28th Nov   Definitive: The Business Case for Sustainability        Frances Way – Co-Chief Oper...
Introduction to CDPCDP over time                                                                        “CDP is to the fut...
CDP Carbon Action Report 2012             The average ROI is 33%, equivalent to a 3 year payback.    RETURN ON INVESTMENT ...
Adaptation is a Business Issue“Changing temperatures and precipitations patterns may lead to decreased availability of cri...
Global 500 2012 Climate Change ResponsesTimeframe for expected physical risk impact (number of companies)                 ...
Global 500 Carbon Performance Leaders IndexCompanies identified as carbon performance leaders generate superior stock perf...
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In this session, leaders from the frontlines of sustainable business present definitive quantitative evidence of the business case for sustainability in an engaging panel format.

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Definitive: The Business Case for Sustainability - Frances Way

  1. 1. Definitive: The Business Case forSustainability¡  Frances Way, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Carbon Disclosure Project Sustainable Brands London Conference
  2. 2. Sustainable Brands, London, 28th Nov Definitive: The Business Case for Sustainability Frances Way – Co-Chief Operating Officer Carbon Disclosure Project Name of presentation frances.way@cdproject.net Name of presenter
  3. 3. Introduction to CDPCDP over time “CDP is to the future of business what the X-ray was to the then-future of medicine — without it, we would neverResponders (Investor & Supply Chain programs) have seen the insides of the patients 4057 3715 health.” 3050 2456 2204 Christiana Figueres 1449 922 Executive Secretary of the UN 235 295 355 Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  4. 4. CDP Carbon Action Report 2012 The average ROI is 33%, equivalent to a 3 year payback. RETURN ON INVESTMENT FOR EMISSIONS REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
  5. 5. Adaptation is a Business Issue“Changing temperatures and precipitations patterns may lead to decreased availability of critical raw materialsin the supply chain, especially agricultural commodities. These will lead to the increased operational cost oreven disrupt the business operations along the entire value chain of Nestlé.”Nestlé 2012 CDP Response
  6. 6. Global 500 2012 Climate Change ResponsesTimeframe for expected physical risk impact (number of companies) Allianz reported that in 2011 it processed $2.2 billion [€1,764 million] in natural catastrophe (including non-weather related) claims. This is the largest sum for natural catastrophes in its history. 81% of G500 respondents report physical risks (2011: 71%) 96% have board or senior level oversight of climate change (2011: 93%) 78% have integrated climate change into their wider business strategy (2011: 68%)
  7. 7. Global 500 Carbon Performance Leaders IndexCompanies identified as carbon performance leaders generate superior stock performance CPLI companies generated average total returns of 15.9% since 2010, more than double the 6.4% return of the Global 500 index. CPLI {2010-2012] RETURNS AGAINST OVERALL GLOBAL 500 POPULATION Source: Carbon Disclosure Project, Bloomberg

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