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How communal businesses are adapting to environmental concerns

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29.11.2021

Whether it is protestors making their voices heard, world leaders meeting in Scotland at COP26 or the changes in our own homes and synagogues, there’s no doubt that the environment has dominated our thinking lately.

The Collins Dictionary has just named ‘climate anxiety’ – the term which reflects people’s growing concerns about climate change – one of their Words of the Year.

It is easy to be anxious, and feel helpless, in the face of the climate emergency – especially if you’re a small business owner thinking there is little you can contribute.

There are, however, many things that can be done and many innovations and changes we are seeing in businesses right here in our own Jewish community.

A recent report by the British Business Bank showed that small and medium-sized companies are collectively responsible for around a third of the total carbon emissions that the UK produces.

Getting this number down is not only vital for our planet, but there are........

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