Many companies are not waiting for government mandates. They are taking steps to reduce their emissions right now by implementing targets and other innovative programs in areas such as energy, carbon sequestration, and waste management.
For additional content on these strategies, read Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection , a March 2006 report profiling the efforts of 100 leading companies, including 21 BELC companies, to address climate change. The report was released by the investor coalition Ceres .
For more detailed information on the BELC companies, please visit the Company Profiles  in this section.
For details on how companies are bringing low-carbon innovations to market, visit the Innovation Project .