The rebuild diaries
Are your environmental management and sustainability practices likely to become more or less important due to COVID-19? For 74% of the 453 corporates in six countries quizzed by the Carbon Trust, the answer is 'more important'. However, the picture in the UK is less encouraging: that 74% drops to 58% – lower than Germany (82%), Mexico (79%), Spain (78%), France (75%) and Singapore (72%).UK firms are also less convinced that the pandemic will drive environmental and ethical behaviours. Sure, 64% say their customers' attitudes will change for the better, but this was above 70% elsewher
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