Putting a price on carbon emissions
Increasingly, countries are making the pricing of carbon emissions mandatory, either by enforcing cap-and-trade rules or by imposing a carbon tax. But with the pace of government regulatory support varying dramatically from country to country, many companies are also trying to offset their emissions voluntarily, in response to the growing cohort of environmentally conscious consumers and the increasing influence of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) funds. How should investors take this new business expense into account? Read the full economic outlook in the latest edition of Global Insight.