Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, October 2013, written by Chris Fowle, Vice President, Investor Initiatives, CDP.

This report from WWF and CDP identifies novel approaches for the private sector to realize significant cost-savings achieved through boosting energy-efficiency measures and transitioning to low-carbon energy sources. In the process, the US corporate sector will be able to cut carbon emissions by 3% annually to achieve the 2020 carbon reductions scientists say are needed to avoid dangerous climate change. Written and researched with CFOs in mind, The 3% Solution provides answers that businesses and sustainability stakeholders can translate directly into commercial strategy.