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Almost 40% of Nikkei 225 companies pledge net-zero emissions

Tally has doubled this year with Sony pushing for cuts along supply chain

Kirin Brewery is having solar equipment installed at four plants, including this facility near Nagoya.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Nearly 40% of the 225 companies in Japan's Nikkei Stock Average have set goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions within the next few decades, amid growing pressure from investors and Tokyo.

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