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Opponents of mandatory Scope 3 reporting are ‘confusing the symptom for the cause’

The outside of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S
The US Securities and Exchange Commission removed ‘value chain greenhouse gas emissions’ from the country’s first mandatory climate-related disclosure, ‘despite near unanimous investor support for their inclusion’, says the EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute © Al Drago/Bloomberg

Regulation making it mandatory to report upstream and downstream emissions will make life easier, not harder, for companies, argues the EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute

Opponents of mandatory Scope 3 emissions reporting, who say that it is “unfeasible” or “too costly”, are “confusing the symptoms for the cause”, says a report by France-based academic think-tank the EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute.

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