Climate Change Plays Growing Role In Deals: Report

Law360, New York (July 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Companies looking to pursue mergers and acquisitions or raise capital will have to pay closer attention to climate change as federal regulation develops, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

“The issue of climate change is evolving from primarily a scientific and public policy concern to one of business risks and opportunities,” said the report, released Tuesday.

“Impending national policy action on greenhouse gas emissions requires companies in virtually every industry to think about the impacts of such prospective energy and climate policies on the...
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