Entered the top 10% in the leadership index of 500 global companies? Only steel company worldwide
POSCO was selected as a leading company in carbon disclosure by the
Carbon Disclosure Project, a global climate change evaluation
In an evaluation on 500 companies globally, POSCO was ranked in the
top 10% of the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), making it the
only steel company worldwide to do so.
The CDLI is an index measuring how well a company manages data
relating to climate change, understands climate change related issues,
and discloses such information.
POSCO has been disclosing the company`s climate change response plan
and environment management transparently and in detail since 2010 to
all stakeholders including investment institutions which relate it to
investment value, and corporate environment credit evaluation
organizations through the POSCO Carbon Report and company website.
Meanwhile, POSCO has been proactively participating as a working
group of Korea in the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) to
establish a standard climate change report for companies starting this
The CDP committee was commissioned in 2003 by 655 financial
investment institutions with operations of 78 trillion USD, and has been
publishing a report evaluating climate change issue response, related
governance structure, risks and opportunities, strategies, greenhouse
gas emissions, and communication of major listed companies worldwide.
The CDP committee noted that companies with high CDLI, in other
words, companies that have received high scores in carbon information
disclosure from 2006 to 2012, have a marked total return of 67.4%, more
than twice that of the total 500 global companies which is 31.1%.
Meanwhile, in this year`s CDP, eight companies including Samsung
Electronics, Hyundai Motor, LG Chemicals, and Shinhan Group were
included in the evaluation pool in addition to POSCO, while Samsung
Electronics and POSCO were included in the CDLI. Fifty-one companies
were included in this year`s CDLI, with Bayer, Nestle, BASF, and BMW in
the top rankings.