Green: Seeing green shoots again

Environmental concerns slipped off many a radar in 2008, but the topic is back up for discussion in Irish boardrooms, writes JJ Worrall.

24th November, 2013
Anne Fitzsimons, IBM Ireland director for global technology services.

Dubbed The Enterprise of the Future', IBM's 2008 Global CEO Survey maintaine d that the agenda for forward-thinking business leaders was ''going green''.

Twice as many corporate leaders saw environmental concerns as a major business driver when compared with 2004, according to the report which was released in May, 2008.

However, from the moment four months later when images began to filter out from Wall Street of Lehman Brothers employees carrying boxes of their belongings from the building,...

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