New EU sustainability laws show NZ companies can't be complacent

New EU sustainability laws show NZ companies can't be complacent
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Greg Hurrell
Craigs Investment Partners says that if New Zealand companies want to know what sustainability regulations are on the horizon, they should look to Europe.The investment advisory company has rated 82 companies listed on the NZ stock exchange (NZX) or overseas exchanges against sustainability metrics.The results weren’t exactly middle of the road. Based on a score out of five, 70 of the 82 companies scored a four or more. Craigs' senior sustainability analyst, Vanessa Stevens, said the results were skewed because its clients tended...

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