Business leaders demand green Budget

An influential businesses group today urged Chancellor George Osborne to set out a comprehensive green growth strategy in next month’s Budget. This, argues the Aldersgate Group, would help reduce the budget deficit and drive a dynamic economic recovery by increasing output and creating jobs. The group includes bosses from Pepsi, The Co-operative Group, Merrill Lynch […]

UK bosses walk sustainability talk

Top British bosses have talked up their sustainability credentials and the need for secure energy management in business. In a survey for the Carbon Trust, top business leaders have voiced their support for government measures and their concern that some companies are not acting on them. Ian Cheshire, group chief executive of Kingfisher, said: “Rising […]