Climate Change


Brands and Associated Companies Dyneema Brewers Clarex
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Organisation Score
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Heerlen, Netherlands
Brands and Associated Companies
Dyneema, Brewers Clarex

DSM appear to be very supportive of legislative responses to climate change. They have clear and accessible positions on climate change science and the IPCC demanded response, and are actively promoting an ambitious deal at COP 21. They appear to be supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency legislation, and advocating for GHG emissions targets, in addition to taking an active role in promoting transition of the energy mix. They seem to support the EU ETS although with some exceptions, owing to concerns about loss of competitiveness and carbon leakage, and support a reform (Benchmark Convenant) they are testing in the Netherlands. DSM's overall score is negatively affected as DSM executives are at senior levels of CEFIC and the Business Roundtable, which appear to have resisted climate policy in Europe and the United States respectively.

QUESTIONS SOURCES Main Web Site Social Media CDP Responses Legislative Consultations Media Reports CEO Messaging Financial Disclosures EU Register
Climate Science Transparency 2 2 NS NS NS 2 NS NA
Climate Science Stance 2 1 NA NS NS 2 NS NA
Need for climate regulations 1 NS NS NS NS NS NS NA
UN Treaty Support 2 2 NS NS 2 2 NS NA
Transparency on Legislation 1 NA 1 NA NA NA NS 0
Carbon Tax NS NS NS NS NS 1 NS NA
Emissions Trading 0 2 -1 NS NS 1 NS NA
Energy Efficiency Standards NS NS 1 NS NS 1 NS NA
Renewable Energy Legislation 1 2 NS NS NS 1 NS NA
Energy Policy and Mix 2 2 NS NS NS 0 NS NA
GHG Emission Standards 1 2 NS NS NS 2 NS NA
Disclosure on Relationships -1 NS -1 NA NA NA NS -1
Strength of Relationship

How to Read our Relationship Score Map

In this section, we depict graphically the relationships the corporation has with trade associations, federations, advocacy groups and other third parties who may be acting on their behalf to influence climate change policy. Each of the columns above represents one relationship the corporation appears to have with such a third party. In these columns, the top, dark section represents the strength of the relationship the corporation has with the influencer. For example if a corporation's senior executive also held a key role in the trade association, we would deem this to be a strong relationship and it would be on the far left of the chart above, with the weaker ones to the right. Click on these grey shaded upper sections for details of these relationships. The middle section contains a link to the organization score details of the influencer concerned, so you can see the details of its climate change policy influence. Click on the middle sections for for details of the trade associations. The lower section contains the organization score of that influencer, the lower the more negatively it is influencing climate policy.