After Shell verdict: Environmentalists take aim at other corporations

Following last year’s court victory over the Shell oil company, Dutch environmentalists are now taking aim at 30 other major corporations. The organization Milieudefensie, the Dutch arm of the group Friends of the Earth, wants to know from 30 companies that have their legal domicile in the Netherlands what their plans are for reducing climate-damaging gases. The letters to board members ask the corporations to outline how they plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent by 2030 compared to 2019. The companies include KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France KLM, bank ABN Amro, supermarket group Ahold Delhaize, insurer Aegon and Schiphol Airport.

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