Businesses lagging behind government in adoption of carbon targets

icon_news.gif News - 15th June 2011

Many of Britain's largest firms are still failing to deliver clear and robust emission reduction targets of their own, despite the government's adoption of long-term and ambitious carbon budgets for the UK economy as a whole.

That is the conclusion of a new study from the Carbon Trust, which shows that 41 per cent of FTSE 100 companies have no clear publicly-stated carbon targets in place, and that many of those that have announced emission targets are limited to relatively short-term goals.

Source and full article: businessgreen