Green-investment disclosures stall as investors seek better environmental data

6 June 2019 9:34am
Listed companies are only disclosing limited amounts of data on how they are managing climate change, a report prepared for the Financial Stability Board has shown.

The study adds to a lively debate about how to encourage companies to publish more, so investors can figure out a company’s exposure to rising temperatures or a greener economy.

A global grouping of issuers and investors, chaired by former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg, has prepared a list of environmental topics companies should cover in their corporate reports, outlining not only emissions of greenhouse gases — but also their targets and strategy for bringing them down.