Monday, August 3, 2009

Gearing up: business readiness for climate change

Source: KPMG
"A major national survey into business readiness for climate change shows that while businesses are beginning the journey of adapting to emerging carbon constraints, there is a lack of understanding about the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) and a worrying surge in regulation associated with greenhouse gas emissions. The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) / KPMG report “Gearing Up: Business Readiness for Climate Change”, is based on a survey of around 400 businesses in the manufacturing, construction and services sectors. It examines what stage businesses are at in adapting to emerging carbon constraints; how well businesses are prepared for the introduction of a national emissions trading scheme; and the extent of regulatory burdens in this area."