Minimizing Carbon, Maximizing Profits

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 3:59 PM EDT) -- In the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) 2011 analysis of the largest 500 companies, the Global 500, there is a very interesting statistical trend — the companies that were the most strategically focused on accelerating low-carbon growth had returns from January 2005 to May 2011 that doubled the Global 500 as a whole, with returns totaling more than 85 percent, compared to the 42.7-percent returns for the index. 

Even more amazingly, the 13 companies that had been recognized by the CDP for this strong focus for the last three years outperformed the rest of...
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