Tech boutique offers tool to spot greenwash

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By Jon Hay
26 Feb 2020

Investors who have been longing for the EU Taxonomy of Sustainable Economic Activities to tell them what is green are now realising that its arrival could make life tricky. From the end of next year, they will have to start reporting how sustainable all their portfolios are. It could prove an enormous headache. But a tiny company has developed a tool it claims can cut out a lot of the worries investors face in working out how to comply.

The problem of reporting against the Taxonomy is considerable, because companies and other organisations do many things. Electricité de France and Apple, for example, both have renewable energy investments, but also have many other activities, from nuclear power to producing phones. The Taxonomy does not provide a key ...

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