The 2022 Climate Check international survey also found support in Australia for a crackdown on ‘greenwashing’

Australian businesses are more likely to wind back efforts to cut carbon emissions when the economy slows than their global counterparts, a survey of 700 firms in 14 nations has found.

However, Deloitte’s gauge of private companies with annual turnover of between $US250m-$US10bn ($A366m-$A14.6bn) also found about two-thirds of the 50 Australian executives surveyed supported new regulations and a crackdown on so-called greenwashing, both higher than the global average.

Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup

Continue reading…

%d bloggers like this: