Published: 8th Jan 2020

Almost two thirds (64%) of small and medium-sized business owners want to improve their environmental sustainability, with economic savings being the mean motivation for doing so, according to a survey conducted by Lloyds Bank. With the importance of transitioning to a low-carbon economy being more essential than ever, Lloyds Bank has revealed that 44% of business owners believe that becoming more environmentally sustainable is important for the future of their business. Almost a quarter (24%) of businesses said they have already taken steps to make their buildings more energy-efficient and 63% said they have taken steps to becoming more sustainable. The majority of business owners who were involved in the survey admitted that the main motivation for making changes to their businesses was the long-term savings that can be made in doing so. Keith Softly, head of asset finance at Lloyds Bank said: ‘With environmental sustainability high on the agenda … (To read the full article, subscribe below)