Christian Aid’s campaign to get corporates to do more about climate change

Christian Aid campaign for mandatory carbon reporting by UK-listed firms

Britain’s share of world carbon emissions officially stands at 2%. But when the international activities of UK companies are included, its share rockets to 12-15%. We need large companies to provide an accurate annual carbon audit of their business activities. Former Labour environment minister Elliot Morley MP, ex-Conservative environment secretary John Gummer and Liberal Democrat MP Steve Webb are proposing a clause to the Climate Change Bill which would reinstate annual mandatory carbon reporting for UK-listed firms – a measure that the government first accepted but then later dropped. Christian Aid are urging supporters to email or write to their MPs to back the measure: http://www.christianaid.org.uk/ActNow/dosomething/emailmp.aspx.

Source: eccr.org.uk

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