31 Aug '15, 11pm

Two thirds of businesses believe they have responsibility to tackle environmental challenges

Both business leaders and customers want companies to do more to tackle environmental and social issues, according to the results of a survey released today. The Business to Society Survey, commissioned by agency Forster Communications, reveals a widespread belief that programmes aimed at tackling social and environmental issues will also deliver commercial benefits. FURTHER READING Wave of studies highlights escalating fears over climate risks Apple, Microsoft, Motorola wring new revenue out of e-waste The research found 68 per cent of business leaders felt they should be involved in tackling environmental issues, while 53 per cent of customers said they would be more likely to offer their custom to businesses that they viewed as tackling social and environmental issues. However, only 21 per cent of business leaders said their companies were planning to take steps to tack...

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