More than two-thirds of corporate leaders are ‘more conscious of environment since lockdown’

Despite this, many senior stakeholders admit the need to stabilise economically has prevented them from ‘making bigger leaps in the sustainability agenda’

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More than two-thirds of corporate leaders and senior business stakeholders say they are now more conscious of their environmental impacts since the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

That's according to new research released by Haven Power and Opus Energy, who sell energy to business customers - the study found 66% of bosses in large corporate firms acknowledged leadership and decisionmaking requires a greater degree of bravery since the pandemic.

While the findings illustrate 59% say the pandemic has increased the importance of sustainability, many admitted the need to stabilise economically and protect the business has prevented them from "making bigger leaps in the sustainability agenda".

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