Listed companies' impact on environment 'underplayed'

Investor engagement ‘critical’ to driving corporate environmental action

Hope William-Smith
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 GIM calculated that its estimates are “likely to be conservative”.
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GIM calculated that its estimates are “likely to be conservative”.

Previous estimates have underplayed the true impact that listed companies have on climate change with research confirming they are responsible for 40% of all emissions, a report finds.

A Generation Investment Management (GIM) report published today (11 October) said that while listed companies are responsible for almost half of greenhouse gas emissions, investor clients are criti...

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