TITLE

Petrol costs could fuel green agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
People Management;7/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the possible impact of increased petroleum prices on the environmental scheme being offered by companies to employees. Both at individual and corporate level, there had never been a better time to promote the green agenda, and encourage drivers off the roads. Yet while overall sales of petroleum are 20 percent down overall in 2007, according to International Energy Agency figures, business sales and mileage remain stubbornly static. Suggestions for reducing fuel use are given.
ACCESSION #
33517417

 

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