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Climate change: Placing responsibility where it belongs

Climate change is not the fault of families that use oil to heat their homes, but the governments that prioritise investments in fossil fuels instead of renewables. And it’s not the fault of shoppers who buy groceries wrapped in plastic, but the companies that favour profit over planet.
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TL;DR: Individual actions are important but not sufficient to address the scale of the climate crisis. Businesses and governments have the moral obligation and true power to mitigate climate change, but most are not acting quickly or severely enough. Individuals can demand change through advocacy and raising awareness. You can help us facilitate business and government action by taking our survey.

For individuals, acting sustainably is often a privilege. Electric cars are costly, public transport is unavailable in many areas, and changing energy suppliers can be expensive or simply impossible. Moreover, the "vote with your money" mindset is a luxury; people cannot simply choose to shop or work with sustainable companies when they are struggling to make ends meet.

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Despite the countless roadblocks hindering the general population’s ability to act sustainably, there’s been a significant push recently for individuals to reduce their personal environmental impact. Although individual actions are important, they are not sufficient to address the scale of the climate crisis we face. Therefore, it is highly unfair to place the responsibility of mitigating the climate crisis on the heads of the people who have very little power to do anything about it and have historically had very little to do with its development.

It is vital to understand that businesses and governments are the most significant contributors to climate change. They are responsible for the majority of global greenhouse gas emissions, significant deforestation, and the depletion of the world’s natural resources; the systems that keep these issues in place; and the roadblocks that make individual sustainability unattainable for so many. Considering this, businesses and governments not only have a moral obligation to mitigate climate change, but they are also the only ones with the true power to do so.

Unfortunately, while businesses and governments have the power and moral obligation to mitigate climate change, most are not acting quickly or severely enough to do so. This is where individuals can really make a difference. While many of us do not have the power to make significant changes in our own lives, we can still use our voices to demand change. We can write to representatives, attend protests, use social media to spread awareness, speak to family and friends, and advocate for sustainable practices in our workplaces.

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We want to hear your voice and get your perspective on business and government sustainability. We're seeking insights from people across the spectrum – entrepreneurs, executives, managers, employees – from all industries and from around the world. Your opinions matter, and together, we can drive positive change.

Our thoughtfully designed survey delves into topics like government policies, net-zero targets, corporate sustainability initiatives, and environmental education. It will take you just 5-15 minutes to complete, and rest assured, your responses will remain anonymous.

Once we gather your valuable input, we'll craft a comprehensive results report, providing essential insights for businesses and governments seeking to enhance their sustainability practices. But that's not all – to express our gratitude for your time and dedication to a greener future, we'll plant one tree for every survey participant!

No matter your industry or position, your perspective counts. Click the link below to participate in the survey and help us build a greener world, one response at a time.

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