Investors can now police net-zero claims with this new tool

Read the full story at Bloomberg Quint.

As corporations have churned out net-zero CO2 pledges, investors have so far had little hope of holding them to account. That’s about to change. The Science Based Targets initiative, a widely respected framework for certifying corporate climate policies, is introducing a Net Zero Standard to provide an “independent assessment of corporate net-zero target setting.” That means there’s now a tool that can reveal whether the growing list of companies — 600 and counting — that are promising net-zero emissions by mid-century actually have credible plans to reach that goal.

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