Financial institutes are putting pressure on more than Ten Thousand companies to disclose environmental impact as a result of CDP.
Thousands of companies are being asked to disclose data on their environmental impacts. Some of the data they are being asked for includes information on climate change, deforestation, and water security.
According to Environmentalleader, this includes over 10,440 companies with over $130 trillion in assets. Also, 100 new companies have joined the Climate Pledge, so there are now about 300 companies involved in it.
The Climate Pledge is an agreement according to which companies have to agree to measure and report their greenhouse gas emissions, use decarbonization strategies, and have net-zero annual emissions by 2040.
More and more companies are becoming transparent in their sustainability efforts. The boards of big companies are also being filled by people who have environmental experience. Governments such as Europe, New Zealand, and Japan are also making environmental impact disclosures mandatory.
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