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Deep Dive into ESG - net zero

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Eoin Murray of Federated Hermes

Eoin Murray of Federated Hermes

Declarations of transition plans to net zero at some distant point in time, whether at state or corporate level, appear to be all the rage.

Mark Carney's pronouncement that Brookfield Asset Management Inc was operating net zero, and subsequent walk-back, illustrates one of the continuing and deeply concerning fallacies that surrounds the concept...

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