Do major firms 'have blinkers on' when it comes to their suppliers' green efforts?

Michael Holder
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Why are firms leaving to tackle emissions from their supply chain? Credit: Korindo
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Why are firms leaving to tackle emissions from their supply chain? Credit: Korindo

CDP research reveals urgent need for smaller firms in supply chains of larger firms to disclose their emissions and set robust climate targets

Leading corporates "have blinkers on" when it comes to assessing the environmental impacts of their value chains, with many struggling to secure meaningful climate commitments from their suppliers...

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