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HEAR MORE: Two-thirds of Irish companies not confident of carbon neutrality by 2030

Oct 19, 2021 18:10 By News Northern Sound
HEAR MORE: Two-thirds of Irish companies not confident of carbon neutrality by 2030 HEAR MORE: Two-thirds of Irish companies not confident of carbon neutrality by 2030
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A new EY Ireland survey has found that two-thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030.

A locally conducted survey of Irish businesses also found that over half identified poor quality reporting as a significant challenge, and nearly 60% of businesses don't have science-based carbon emission targets.

The research was conducted by EY to understand the degree of readiness among Irish organisations around sustainability and the changes that lie ahead.

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Stephen Prendiville, Head of Sustainability at EY Ireland says "it's undeniable that the time to act is now and businesses have a very real responsibility".

He spoke to our reporter, Diarmuid Pepper, on the findings:

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