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UK investors turning down start-ups over poor sustainability credentials, says Amazon

The majority of investors are deterred from investing in start-ups with a sustainability focus due to the amount of ESG regulations (Photo: Boccianet/Envato)

A new study finds that UK investors are opting not to invest in start-ups due to their weak ESG characteristics. Fifty-six per cent of UK investors have turned down a start-up opportunity during the past year due to worries over a company’s sustainability credentials, according to research by Amazon.  The ...

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