Fewer U.S.-listed companies have set science-based climate targets

Climate disclosure by U.S.-listed companies

Eighteen percent of U.S.-listed firms have pledged to reduce their emissions in line with the global goal of limiting global warming this century to 1.5 °C (2.7°F) above preindustrial levels, the threshold for preventing the costliest warming. Nearly one-third (31%) of listed firms in other developed economies have committed to cut their carbon footprint in line with that aim.


Source: MSCI ESG Research, February 15th, 2024.