Environmental regulations make common sense. Laws which ensure sustainable development, taking into consideration the needs of both present and future generations, bring benefits not only to the environment but to the economy as a whole.
With recent studies identifying the most significant long-term risks faced by the world today as environmental, corporations are embedding in their mission or values statements a commitment to reducing their footprint. It makes sense that governments should support this and that existing regulations and standards be met, if not strengthened.
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Small and mid-cap companies need a better regulatory framework, which recognises that their needs differ distinctly from SMEs, and which will enable them to compete and thrive on a fairer playing field.