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And @thecarbontrust say many SMEs see green economy as a threat, so publish guidance to help capture the benefits

Small and medium-sized businesses are concerned that the move to a greener economy may pose more of a threat than an opportunity, the Carbon Trust has warned. The organisation is concerned that this negative perception will see small businesses miss out on a market for green goods and services already valued at £112bn a year. As such, it has published a new guide to help smaller firms make the most of the low carbon transition. FURTHER READING Accountants urged to help small firms adapt to climate change Coalition green nudge policies are failing, says think tank The new Green your business for growth guide, released late last week, comes on the back of a survey by the Trust, which found that 52 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) thought a greener economy could damage their business, while only 29 per cent expected it to lead to greater profits. More wor...

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