Companies, investors prepared for carbon price launch

Ahead of this weekend's launch of the carbon pricing mechanism, investors and corporate advisors say that they are confident that liable companies are aware of their exposures and have plans to manage costs for the first stage of the carbon pricing period. However, there is great interest in analysing how companies disclose and manage their carbon risks going forward, particularly once the carbon pricing regime moves to an open trading market in three years' time.

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