Organisations including Amazon, Apple and Berkshire Hathaway are named and shamed by the international non-profit for ‘insufficient transparency’ in their environmental disclosures.
Deforestation in Borneo, Malaysia. Image: Rich Carey/Shutterstock
Being named and shamed is never a comfortable event, but hundreds of companies this week shared the experience as campaigners criticised their lack of transparency on environmental information.
Amazon, Volvo, Apple, Barratt Developments, even Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, were among those firms identified as having made environmental disclosures that fell short of the expected standard.
The list of 707 companies was compiled by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, along with 88 major investment firms with around $10trn in assets under management.
The companies were sent questionnaires across three the
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