CDP Asia ex-Japan Climate Change Report 2012
Companies in Asia reveal expectations that regulations that could lead to rising costs for reporting and reducing GHG emissions will also be the main sources of climate-related business opportunities. Although 57% of responding companies raised concerns about exposure to regulatory risks, 51% foresee related opportunities.
The Carbon Disclosure Project Asia ex-Japan Climate Change 2012 CDP report, co-authored and analyzed by natural capital research company Trucost Plc, on behalf of 655 institutional investors representing $78 trillion in assets, provides an annual update on greenhouse gas emissions data and climate change strategies at the region’s largest public companies. This year 32% of companies from Asia ex-Japan responded to CDP – an almost 20% increase from 27% in 2011.