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This week’s series of public Carbon Rankings concludes with the 800 largest companies in the world and indicates a failure by the majority of companies to report their emissions
New research from the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a climate change and finance think tank, shows that the level of public disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions among the world’s largest 800 companies is unacceptably poor. Only 37% of companies are reporting complete data and correctly adopting the basic principles of greenhouse gas emissions reporting. Only 21% had their data externally verified.
This is the last in a series of Rankings and Reports launched this week by the EIO and examines the greenhouse gas emissions and transparency of the 800 largest companies globally. It follows on from the Rankings released earlier in the week covering the 300 largest companies in Europe, North America, the Asia-Pacific region and BRICS countries, as well as a UK 100 Ranking.
The Environmental Tracking Carbon Ranking series is the only public database of its kind and includes companies based on their market size, irrespective of their green credentials… Click here to read more.
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