Created: Monday, 18 January 2016 10:23
Almost three quarters of Scottish businesses believe urgent action is needed to protect and enhance Scotland’s natural capital, according to new research from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN).
Three fifths of Scotland’s businesses are located within the central belt and as Europe’s largest greenspace initiative, the CSGN is working to transform the area into a place where the environment adds value to the economy and where enterprise can flourish.
The survey found that 72% believe action is needed urgently and whilst 84% of businesses understand the importance of local greenspace and in particular an attractive frontage to the business, over half (54%) of those surveyed think the area surrounding their premises which they are responsible for is of average or poor quality.
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