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Younger UK Workers are ‘Climate Quitting,’ KPMG Survey Finds

Jan. 25, 2023, 8:02 PM

A growing number of younger workers are making employment decisions based on ESG factors, according to new a KPMG survey, and even “climate quitting” in favor of more environmentally friendly jobs.

The KPMG report, published on Tuesday, surveyed 6,000 UK office workers and students in October about their work attitudes toward environmental, social and governance issues. The report found that 46% of respondents want the company they work for to demonstrate a commitment to ESG, and 20% said they even turned down a job offer when a company’s ESG commitments were not in line with their values.

The survey shows ...