FOR ALL THEIR green efforts, the Big Four found themselves ranked lower than some would have expected in the first carbon reduction league table.
The newly introduced government scheme forces companies, which spend at least £500,000 annually on energy bills, to pay for and report on their carbon emissions. Based on the reports, the government has published the first league table of how these businesses faired against each other.
The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) not only hits the wallets of companies, but publicly reveals their achievements, or lack of.
Organisations collated a year's worth of information to April 2011, before submitting it to the government.