Glimmer of hope as corporate A-list head for sustainable path

One of the most comprehensive efforts to measure corporate sustainability suggests that a group of leading firms are 31% of the way to cutting their carbon dioxide emissions enough to give the world a chance of avoiding warming of no more than 2C. That is, if they hit current targets.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 24 Oct 2017

“We need emissions to peak by 2020 and to be net zero by mid-century,” said Marcus Norton, chief partnerships officer and general counsel at CDP, the carbon disclosure organisation, in London. “It’s a challenge, but it’s really encouraging that companies are rising to that challenge.”

The companies concerned are ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Agricole CIB 7,624.57 59 7.04%
2 HSBC 7,201.69 47 6.65%
3 BNP Paribas 5,775.37 38 5.33%
4 JPMorgan 5,114.14 35 4.72%
5 Citi 4,840.44 23 4.47%