A list by the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform CDP, names businesses around the world, who are leading on environmental performance.
This year, the list includes 160 corporates as the pioneers acting on three separate topics: climate change, water security and deforestation, listing altogether 14 CSR Europe members.
The A list for corporate response to climate change includes companies such as Coca-Cola European Partners, Enel, HP, Hyundai Glovis, Intesa Sanpaolo, L'Oréal, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics, Telefonica and Toyota Motor. The Climate A List consists of 112 global companies, selected out of more than 2,000 businesses, that have demonstrated awareness on climate change issues, management methods and progress towards action taken on climate change.
Water A list consists of 73 companies, including companies such as, BASF, Bridgestone Corporation, Coca-Cola European Partners, Danone, HP, L'Oréal, Samsung Electronics, Toyota Motor and Volkswagen. Companies at the water A list are awarded for pursuing best practices in water stewardship, including actions such as measuring, monitoring and disclosing water withdrawals by source, requiring suppliers to report water use, and implementing a country-wide, publicly available water policy.
L'Oréal made all three A lists, being one of the six companies, awarded for efforts to remove commodity-driven deforestation from their value chain.