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COP26: WHY SHOULD EMPLOYERS HAVE AN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY?

With COP26 descending on Glasgow this week our attention turns to world leaders to explain how they intend to address the ever—growing concerns around the impact that the human race has had on our planet.

On 3rd November 2021 Rishi Sunak described a policy which will see most large UK firms and financial institutions instructed to put together a detailed plan (by 2023) which sets out how they intend to reach the UK’s net-zero emission target by 2050.  A notable concern for many will be whether or not businesses take these matters seriously or if they simply pay lip-service to satisfy their legal obligations.  While the latter may be possible, it is likely to put businesses who do so at a substantial disadvantage. Read more…