Danger of being corrupted? ESG ratings increase risks of greenwashing

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Alpay Soytürk of Spectrum Markets

In the 1970s, when men stopped their cars in front of a kiosk to buy a pack of unfiltered cigarettes, they would leave the motor running for as long as it took to grab the cigarettes, and maybe have a quick coffee and chat.

Needless to say, cars were not equipped with catalytic converters and high fuel consumption was more a sign of a high social status than a reason to feel ashamed. Times have changed a bit since then....

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