Second round of Net Zero Company Benchmark assessments show some corporate climate progress against key climate indicators, but find much more action is urgently needed from focus companies to support global efforts to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C.
Andrew Gray is Director, ESG & Stewardship at AustralianSuper, Climate Action 100+ steering committee member and current chair of the initiative. In this interview with Steering Committee Coordinator Casey Aspin, he reviews the achievements of the initiative as a whole, and offers advice on effective collaborative engagement, with specific insights from Australia.
Investors Applaud Southern’s Commitment to a Net-Zero Carbon Future
Total sets net zero target covering production and operational emissions worldwide (scope 1 & 2) and use of its products by customers across Europe (scope 3).
Global energy company commits to take significant action on climate
Investor participation continues to see strong growth
World's largest investor becomes latest Climate Action 100+ signatory
Climate Action 100+ publishes first initiative progress report — breakthrough commitments have been achieved, yet step change in broader corporate response to climate change is necessary given $20 trillion systemic risk to global economy
Proposal to separate board chair and CEO reaches 41 percent
Climate resolution passes with the support of 99.14% shareholders
Global investors call on BP to set out a business strategy consistent with Paris Agreement
Equinor agrees to make strengthened commitments on climate change
Shell sets out steps to deliver on climate commitments