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For this installment of Answered, we asked Chris Fowle, VP Investor Initiatives CDP North America, about the role of carbon disclosure in investor research and decision-making in the era of the historic COP21 climate agreement.

Fowle’s answers illustrate a growing interest among investors in understanding and valuing portfolio exposure to emissions-related risk. He indicates more companies are also stepping up to set science-based emission reduction targets.

Learn more about CDP from our other resources in this series:

Framework: Who are the investors represented by the CDP and who use its data? What should companies understand about them?

Chris Fowle: More than 800 investors, representing over $100 trillion in combined assets are signatories to CDP’s annual information request on climate change. This is the largest collaboration of investors in history on any single issue, and provides the authority behind CDP’s questionnaires. This authority has enabled CDP to build… More >