Two SA mining firms among top carbon disclosure leaders

Engineering News 13 September 2012.

JOHANNESBURG ( – South African mining firms Anglo American and its 80%-owned subisdiary Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) are included in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) which forms part of the UK-based Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) ‘Global 500 Climate Change Report’ released this week.

Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American was also included in the Carbon Performance Leadership Index…

(Enditor’s note: Now lets get Sasol and Eskom in there as well.)

…This year has seen a 10% year-on-year increase in companies integrating climate change into their business strategies (2012: 78%, 2011: 68%), contributing to a 13.8% reduction in reported corporate greenhouse-gas emissions, from 3.6-billion tons in 2009, as the financial slowdown began to take hold, to 3.1-billion tons in 2012…