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Sophie Venz

Expert opinion: Why a lack of climate action will hinder your talent recruitment

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Sophie Venz
Climate Change: The Silver Linings, People
9 minute Read

According to the 2021 Return on Action Report published by Atlassian and PWC, 81% of survey respondents agree that businesses need to take full responsibility for their environmental impact. Yet at an event last week, more than 50% of the CFOs and CEOs in attendance said their business wasn’t doing anything about it

This survey, the event responses and the upcoming summit make it clear that climate action and sustainability values are something businesses need to be considering. 

It also begs the question: if businesses don’t consider these actions, are they exposes themselves to countless risks and hindering their talent retention and recruitment?

SmartCompany Plus asked ten HR professionals and recruitment specialists to weigh in. Here’s what they had to say.

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