On September 14, the Carbon Disclosure Project released CDP Global 500 Report 2011: Accelerating Low Carbon Growth, showing that 68% of the world’s largest 396 companies include provisions in their business strategies to address climate change. Furthermore, 75% of companies had targets for reducing emissions, 93% of the companies said climate change was addressed at the senior management or board level, 45% have seen reduced in their greenhouse gas emissions in 2011, but only 37% verify their emissions using internationally acceptable measurement standards. Ninety-three percent said board or senior executives had responsibility for their climate change programs, compared to 85% in 2010.