How UK firms are 'failing to maintain pace of decarbonisation' - and what to do about it

Michael Holder
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Assessment of almost 1,800 firms by CDP and Bain & Company suggests rate of corporate decarbonisation slowed last year, denting hopes of delivering on 1.5C temperature goal

The rate of emissions-reductions achieved by UK-based companies disclosing their climate data to the CDP corporate disclosure platform slowed by a third last year, as businesses begin to contend with areas...

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