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Organizations with women managers are likely to have lower carbon emissions. Here’s why

An organization with more women managers is likely to have lower carbon emissions, research shows. Image: Unsplash/Amy Hirschi

Yener Altunbaş

Professor of Banking, Bangor Business School

Leonardo Gambacorta

Head of Innovation and the Digital Economy, Bank for International Settlements

Alessio Reghezza

Lecturer in Economics, University of Genoa

Giulio Velliscig

Adjunct Professor of Computer Applications in Finance, University of Udine

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A firm with more women managers is likely to display greater carbon emission reduction. Image: VoxEu
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After the Paris Agreement, firms with an above-median percentage of women managers decrease their carbon emissions by about 5% in comparison to firms with a below-median percentage. Image: VoxEu

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