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Toyota, Honda top list of carmakers facing climate-change risks: Study

Hurricanes, flooding, and water supplies threaten assembly lines of Japanese auto companies

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Japan’s three biggest carmakers are facing the greatest risk from climate change among global auto companies because much of their manufacturing remains concentrated in the island nation, according to a study by Greenpeace.

Toyota Motor, Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor will face major challenges ranging from hurricanes and flooding, to high temperatures and water shortages, in the coming years based on where their factories are located, said the environmental-advocacy group, which analyzed data from Moody’s ESG Solutions on physical risks.

When it comes to environmental, social and governance issues, the spotlight is usually on the impact that manufacturers have on the

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First Published: Aug 26 2022 | 10:35 PM IST

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