Thursday, May 19, 2005

British companies see threats and opportunities from climate change

Most British companies expect to have to consider climate change issues in 2005, a report published by research organisation Article 13 said yesterday. British businesses are taking climate change very seriously, both as a potential commercial opportunity and a risk factor that could affect their markets, the report said.

A third of the companies surveyed said there would also be a crucial opportunity arising from climate change. "Any company that can contribute to a low-carbon economy has an opportunity," said one company representative.
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