World's largest companies accused of greenwashing

Tom Allen
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Companies claim to have set carbon neutral targets, but most amount to an average emissions reduction of just 40 per cent - not the 100 per cent suggested by 'net-zero'
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Companies claim to have set carbon neutral targets, but most amount to an average emissions reduction of just 40 per cent - not the 100 per cent suggested by 'net-zero'

Apple, Amazon and Google were among the companies said to 'lack integrity' when it came to setting - and following - net-zero pledges

Net-zero targets by 25 of the world's largest companies - responsible for 2.7 gigtatonnes of CO2 equivalent (GtCO2e), or five per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions - cannot be taken at face v...

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