US corporates making poor progress on emissions reduction, report alleges

Cecilia Keating
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Skyscrapers in New York City | Credit: iStock

Skyscrapers in New York City | Credit: iStock

As You Sow publishes decarbonisation scorecard of 55 companies across a range of sectors, including technology, retail, transport, chemicals, energy, and chemicals

A ranking of the decarbonisation progress made by 55 major US companies has warned the vast majority of firms are not making sufficient progress in aligning their emissions reductions efforts with the...

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