Here is this Friday’s Green Numbers round-up:
World’s top firms cause $2.2tn of environmental damage, report estimates | Environment | The Guardian
Report for the UN into the activities of the world’s 3,000 biggest companies estimates one-third of profits would be lost if firms were forced to pay for use, loss and damage of environment
99.5% of Chocolate (in Belgium) Contains Child Labour
Nearly 99.5% of Belgian chocolate sold in supermarkets contains cocoa harvested by child slaves, says Oxfam amid calls on Belgian producers to use Lefevre cocoa from fair trade.
86% of Employees Not Engaged By Companies’ Sustainability Programs · Environmental Leader · Green Business, Sustainable Business, and Green Strategy News for Corporate Sustainability Executives
Firms seem to be talking the talk but not walking the walk when it comes to engaging their employees on sustainability initiatives. About 86 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they were not engaged by their employers on sustainability, even though the same amount – 86 percent – said that their organization promotes employee sustainability in some arena. Only 14 percent of the employees said they were aware of their companies having an employee sustainability engagement policy
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