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New Zealand Plans to Become First Country to Require Climate Risk Reporting

On Sep 19, 2020
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This is incredible – we look forward to more countries following in New Zealand’s footsteps! https://t.co/FtZYr5yEHy
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New Zealand could be the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on the risks posed by the climate crisis. This means that about 200 of the country's biggest companies and banks would have to report on the impact that extreme weather events or ...

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This is incredible – we look forward to more countries following in New Zealand’s footsteps! https://t.co/FtZYr5yEHy
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New Zealand Plans to Become First Country to Require Climate Risk Reporting

New Zealand Plans to Become First Country to Require Climate Risk Reporting

New Zealand could be the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on the risks posed by the climate crisis. This means that about 200 of the ...

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