Index Initiative (to be part of the World Benchmarking Alliance, which is likely to be established early 2018) and CDP, want the Corporate Climate Action Benchmark to become a leading information and engagement tool for decision makers of relevant stakeholder groups (investors, politicians and policymakers, NGOs, (industrial) consumers, the media and the companies themselves).
The goal of the Corporate Climate Action Benchmark is to independently and objectively measure the performance of companies across three industries that have a major impact on climate change on their contribution to limiting global warming to well below 2°C. By making this benchmark free and accessible to all, we enable governments, investors, consumers, and civil society to exert their influence to improve corporate climate action performance. By doing so, we support the achievement of SDG 13 and the Paris Agreement.
The objectives of the Corporate Climate Action Benchmark project are: