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Sustainability: companies use these tricks to calculate their carbon footprints nicely

2020-11-28T04:00:31.960Z

Billionaire investors are paying more and more attention to the sustainability of companies. The company's calculations are accordingly imaginative.



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Car manufacturer Daimler


Photo: Jörg Eberl / Action Press

If you believe the German economy, then the issue of climate rescue is in good hands with it.

The Paris climate target of keeping global warming below two degrees by 2050?

No problem.

Tighten the EU climate protection target for 2030 again - from 40 percent CO2 savings compared to 1990 to at least 55 percent?

Of course.

A few weeks ago, 178 executives and investors from various industries supported a corresponding proposal from EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Many corporations seem to have found a magic formula for how they can grow and emit less at the same time.

What scientists believe is hardly possible without the questionable purchase of CO2 pollution certificates has evidently unleashed a lot of imagination in companies: Siemens, for example, promises to become climate-neutral within the next ten years.

From 2039, the Daimler Group has its eye on emission-free mobility for all new vehicles.

And HeidelbergCement wants to offer CO2-neutral concrete by 2050.

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