The new report, Nature Incorporated, published with support from global climate solutions provider South Pole, was revealed during the CDP Southeast Asia Annual Event 2023. This year’s event took place in Jakarta on 16 March 2023 in collaboration with Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) and supported by Indonesia Listed Companies Association (Asosiasi Emiten Indonesia). Among the first and longest disclosing city in the region, Jakarta is chosen to host the annual event due to its significant role in the region, economically and biodiversity-wise, which marks its importance ever to achieve a nature positive net zero future.
During the event, CDP also recognized five Southeast Asian companies as A-list for their environmental transparency and action. Based in Thailand and Singapore, four of the five companies were on the Climate Change A-list, and three were on the Water Security A-List.
CDP and IBCSD also held a dynamic multi-stakeholder discussion on the pathway to building a nature-positive, net-zero future for Indonesia. Moderated by Donald Chan, Managing Director of CDP Asia Pacific, the renowned panelists include the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN), PT Solusi Bangun Indonesia Tbk, PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk., and City Developments Limited.