World’s biggest shippers don’t grasp supply chain impact on climate change

The world’s largest corporations are failing to work with supply chain partners on climate change, according to a survey of 4,000 suppliers to the world’s leading shippers. The Carbon Disclosure Project polled suppliers to 89 of the world’s largest firms – including Walmart, Microsoft, and Coca-Cola – to assess how the multinationals were responding to and tackling climate change. While the report found that 68% of major shippers recognized the benefit of taking action, only 22% had engaged with suppliers and just 4% had actually actioned supply chain emissions targets.

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