In response to Defra's
announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting
for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange, Tom Delay,
Chief Executive of the Carbon Trust said:
"Today's announcement is welcome news. Mandatory carbon
reporting for companies listed on the London Stock Exchange from
April 2013 will encourage even more businesses to reap the benefits
of accurately understanding their carbon emissions. Measurement
helps businesses to gain insight to help them take the right
strategic decisions to ensure long term success. The Carbon Trust's
ten-year experience footprinting the carbon emissions of
companies shows that reporting, far from being a burden, can help
deliver significant cost saving and enhance corporate reputation
and new revenue opportunities.
"Over the last decade the Carbon Trust has worked with 75% of
the FTSE 100 and carbon-footprinted hundreds of companies globally
to help identify risks and opportunities. This work has resulted in
38 million tonnes less carbon emission and £3.7bn costs saving for
the companies we have worked with."
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means for your business.
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