Westerners choose sustainability over growth

13th December 2019


Three in four westerners believe that slower economic growth is a price worth paying for environmental protection, a survey of 15,000 consumers has uncovered. It was also found that 64% of Europeans and 53% of Americans think that companies will face a consumer backlash if they fail to take the necessary steps to go green.

However, businesses are perceived as being slow to respond to the environmental crisis, with a third of respondents unable to name a company that has changed the way it reuses and repairs products. S

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