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Greenwashing under the microscope

Greenwashing under the microscope

The for sustainability claims are based on three principles: claims must be current and factually correct, they must be concretely substantiated and that substantiation must be understandable and imitable. In the guideline, the AFM explains the three principles in detail and provides examples of good and bad behavior. Those examples should help organizations report as…
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Tracking Carbon Emissions new

Why Tracking Carbon Emissions Is Suddenly A Billion Dollar Opportunity

As extreme weather events roiled communities around the world this summer, businesses and governments are feeling more pressure than ever to respond to climate change. Tracking emissions has historically been difficult, because the methods for tracking a company’s carbon footprint are all over the place. In the U.S., corporate sustainability reporting remains unstandardized and largely…
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How do carbon markets work

How do carbon markets work?

In theory putting a price on carbon emissions should incentivise businesses to stop polluting. So why have carbon markets failed to achieve their goal of reducing global emissions? The Inadequacy of Carbon Pricing: Why Carbon Markets Have Failed to Reduce Global Emissions In theory, putting a price on carbon emissions should incentivise businesses to stop…
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