Embrace net zero or expect to be challenged, Schroders CEO warns business leaders

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Schroders CEO Peter Harrison was speaking at today's Net Zero Festival
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Schroders CEO Peter Harrison was speaking at today's Net Zero Festival

Schroders' CEO Peter Harrison tells Net Zero Festival that companies must quickly turn net zero targets into actionable strategies or face mounting pressure from investors

The boss of one of the UK's leading asset management firms has warned investors will not shy away from voting against management teams if companies do not deliver meaningful change to drive the pursuit...

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