03 Sep '12, 11pm

Survey: Clean tech confidence defies economic gloom

Senior executives at clean tech firms are significantly more confident about the next 12 months than their counterparts in the wider global economy, according to a major new survey from consultancy and research firm Grant Thornton . The company yesterday released new figures drawn from its quarterly International Business Report survey of 3,000 businesses, which reveal that the 123 clean tech businesses interviewed for the survey are more optimistic about their plans for the next year. FURTHER READING US Election 2012 - Green Business Special Does the government's green team need reshuffling? The survey reveals 68 per cent of clean tech businesses expect to see revenues increase over the next 12 months, compared to 52 per cent of all businesses. Similarly, 62 per cent of clean tech execs expect profitability to increase, compared to just 38 per cent of all businesses, whil...

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