India Inc. readies for Paris agreement & beyond: CDP India climate change report 2016

The Indian Government has already embarked on the steps required to fulfil its pledges under the Paris Agreement which includes reduction in emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 % by 2030 from 2005 levels; ensure 40% of energy comes from non-fossil fuel sources, a mammoth 175 GW renewable energy target and afforestation goals. Inter-ministerial committees have been set up to look at different policy related commitments and obligations that will arise from implementing the Agreement. The CDP India 2016 Report highlights the activities of companies taking actions to combat climate change and support India’s INDC.