Andrew Griffith: Small businesses can lead climate change fight and emerge stronger. Small and medium enterprises are at the very heart of Britain’s efforts to build back greener from the pandemic. If you asked me a few years ago what role the UK’s business community could play in tackling climate change, I would have said that only the biggest players – multinational and billion-pound blue-chip companies – could ever really afford to take on such a task. Today, together with the Prime Minister and the Business and Energy Secretary, I am launching a campaign – Together for our Planet Business Climate Leaders – encouraging our 6m brilliant small businesses to cut their emissions to net zero by 2050 or sooner while helping them grow, adapt and thrive.
Telegraph 28th May 2021 read more »