Businesses ‘blind to £100bn green opportunities’

LESS than one third of businesses in the West Midlands see the low carbon agenda as a way of boosting their trade, while less than a quarter see any potential for profit in green technology.

The disappointing statistics have prompted the Carbon Trust to use the region as the location for the launch of its new Green Growth campaign, which aims to raise the profile of the green economy.

The trust said firms in the region needed to wake up to the power of the green sector, which it estimates is a market worth... For the full story register now for free or login below...