Coal India: Carbon emissions

The World Meteorological Organization acknowledges man-made climate change and shows that greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere reached record highs in 20131.

Coal India was shown to be the largest carbon emitter of all coal producing companies over the last 150 years2.

  1. World Meteorological Organization (2014): WMO: Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. No 10, 9 September; accessed 10.9.2014 []
  2. Heede, R. Climate Mitigation Services (2013): Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854- 2010, Journal of Climatic Change (vol 22) (issue 1-2/01), pp 229- 241; accessed 7.10.2014 []
Case location
Fortuna Tower, 23A, Netaji Subhas Road, Fairley Place, B B D Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, Indien

Affected topics
  • Environmental and Climate protection
Affected norms and standards Directly and indirectly (through shareholding) involved companies Indirect investors through shareholding

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