One in five workers reject jobs at companies with poor sustainability credentials
A new survey has found that one in every five workers would refuse to apply for a job at a company that is unable to showcase its commitments to sustainability, with some workers having to take sustainability matters into their own hands due to a lack of upskilling and strategic focus.
The survey from SaveMoneyCutCarbon examined worker attitudes toward corporate sustainability. It found that 19% of UK employees would never apply for a job with a company that doesn’t “prioritise sustainability”. Additionally, 22% of employees will only support businesses that can demonstrate how sustainability is embedded across their operations.
If these figures were to account for the whole of the UK workforce, it would mean that almost 10 million workers would turn away from a company based on their approach to sustainability…