We published our first report on our ambitious Eco-Efficiency efforts from 2015-2018, “Improving Efficiency, Unlocking Returns”. The report sets a baseline for current Eco-Efficiency practices—on energy, water and waste—and outlines a framework for companies to improve efficiency and productivity.
Companies: In 2018 companies analyzed and/or engaged across our strategies under this initiative included: 3M, Air Liquide, Apache, ConocoPhillips, Covestro, Cummins, Ecolab, ENN, EOG Resources, Equinor, Ford, International Flavor & Fragences, Origin Energy, Repsol, and Schneider Electric, Panasonic, Taiwan Semiconductor.
Outcomes: Air Liquide committed to new energy efficiency goals and a global water risk assessment.
ConocoPhillips became one of the first major US energy companies to publicly support many of the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Boston Common is the lead investor under Climate Action 100+.
Beijing Enterprises Water to provide guidance on their sustainability disclosure and urged them to take the next step and respond to the CDP Water.
The full report can be found at: http://news.bostoncommonasset.com/improving-efficiency/