Quarter of SMEs to make sustainability a top priority in 2014
One in four small businesses in the UK plan to make sustainable business practices a priority in 2014, according to a survey by Lloyds Commercial Banking, writes Greenwise Business.
The survey also reveals a third of small businesses expect to increase investment in sustainable business practices over the next five years.
It was carried out by Gusto Research on behalf of Lloyds Bank and drew on responses from more than 1000 small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a turnover of up to £25 million.
The findings suggest 2014 could be a turning point for sustainability in the SME sector as small businesses begin to recognise the value of green businesses practices in growing their business.
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