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26 Sep 2018

Germany’s auto and power industries are all talk and little action on sustainability – opinion

Handelsblatt Global

A sober look at German carmakers and utilities reveals that their constant talk about sustainability is not backed up by actions, writes Bert Fröndhoff in a commentary for the business website Handelsblatt Global. The car industry provided the best example with the emissions scandal, while power company RWE continues to hurt its reputation with an unrelenting stance in the fight over the clearing of Hambach Forest for the expansion of a lignite mine. “If companies are serious about sustainability, they anchor it into their business model and prove it every day in the way they do business,” writes Fröndhoff.

Read the commentary in English here.

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