Slovaks care about the environment and climate change; so should companies

More than one half of Slovaks still can't think of specific companies doing responsible business.

A higher scope of recycling and the elimination of old, toxic environmental burdens are on Slovakia’s reform agenda.A higher scope of recycling and the elimination of old, toxic environmental burdens are on Slovakia’s reform agenda. (Source: Sme)

After visitors to Bratislava’s Magio Pláž beach produced tonnes of plastic waste last summer, its organisers decided to be more eco-friendly this year. They served drinks in returnable cups and offered paper straws.

A more environmental approach is a trend which has been lately confirmed by a survey carried out by the Focus agency for the Pontis Foundation and the Business Leaders Forum.

“I’ve been surprised the most by the increase in the importance of environment and climate change topics in the eyes of the public,” said Michal Kišša, CEO of the Pontis Foundation as well as the Business Leaders Forum.

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