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Disclosing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Boosts Business, Study Finds

A pair of California business school researchers has found that companies that disclose greenhouse gas emissions enjoy an immediate rise in stock value and positive returns to shareholders.

“When a company makes a voluntary disclosure of this kind, it signals to the investment community that this is a firm that is environmentally responsible,” Paul Griffin of UC Davis told The Daily Climate, an environmental news source. “Investors are saying they would prefer to invest in an environmentally responsible firm.”