Climate change leaders outperform rivals on stockmarket
Companies in the vanguard of taking action to mitigate climate change generate better returns for shareholders than firms that are sluggish in their response, according to an analysis published by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).The CDP has for the first time compiled a global list of businesses who lead on reducing emissions. The index was requested by 767 investment bodies, which represent more than a third of the world’s i
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