Introducing the We Mean Business Climate Policy Tracker
Author: David Wei, We Mean Business, Published on: 1 November 2017
...[W]e are excited to introduce the Climate Policy Tracker, an online tool led by We Mean Business coalition partner BSR, which is intended to help businesses realize the immense benefits of embracing a low-carbon future by providing up-to-date information on the landscape of climate regulation...
Accurate and up-to-date information on climate policy can help inform corporate strategy and investment decisions. Moreover, this information can help to demonstrate the need for corporate climate action to key stakeholders, including investors, board members, and employees.
The tool can [help businesses] quickly identify regulations relevant to their operations and supply chains and recognize critical differences between geographies and sectors that are vital to factor into low-carbon strategies.
The tracker currently includes 120 policies from nine geographies—China, the United States, EU, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, South Africa, and the U.K. Moving forward, more countries will be added to the tool, as will information on policies in cities, states, and regions...[refers to Morgan Stanley, General Motors, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever]