Report for the UN into the activities of the world's 3,000 biggest
companies estimates one-third of profits would be lost if firms were
forced to pay for use, loss and damage of environment
The cost of pollution
and other damage to the natural environment caused by the world's
biggest companies would wipe out more than one-third of their profits if
they were held financially accountable, a major unpublished study for
the United Nations has found....