UK to impose mandatory GHG reporting
FTSE-listed firms will have to reveal their annual greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions from April 2013 Nick Clegg has confirmed, with all large businesses likely to report from 2016Ahead of his arrival at the Rio+20 Earth Summit, the deputy prime minister has revealed that all companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report the amount of GHGs they emit a
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