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Overview on climate related disclosure at Daimler
What is the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) ?
In April 2015, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors asked the Financial Stability Board (FSB) to review how the financial sector can take account of climate-related issues. The FSB established the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial disclosures that would be useful to investors, lenders, and insurance underwriters in understanding material risks.
The TCFD’s members were chosen by the FSB to include both users and preparers of disclosures from across the G20’s constituency covering a broad range of economic sectors and financial markets. As one of six industrial ﬁrms, Daimler contributed to the development of the recommendations that were published in June 2017.
The organization‘s governance around climate-related risks and opportunities
The actual and potential impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities on the organization’s business, strategy, and financial planning.
The processes used by the organization to identify, assess, and manage climate-related risks
Metrics and Targets
The metrics and targets used to assess and manage relevant climate-related risks and opportunities.
What is CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project)?
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) is a not-for-profit charity that runs a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. Over the past 15 years CDP has created a system that has resulted in unparalleled engagement on environmental issues worldwide.
Since 2018, CDP aligned its Climate Change Questionnaires with the TCFD’s recommendations and adopted the forward-looking approach to climate-risk disclosure.
Daimler discloses details on climate-related activities for more than 15 years through CDP. Daimler was successfully within the leadership group again in 2019.