The low carbon economy poses a major opportunity to fulfil the new Prime Minister's vision post-Brexit, argues Nick Molho, executive director at the Aldersgate Group.
In the current climate of political uncertainty, HM Treasury has a huge role to play in supporting business expectations on the sustainability agenda and pushing the agenda forward, argues Rob Lambe, Director of the Aldersgate Group, and Managing Director of Willmott Dixon Re-Thinking.
Following a referendum campaign that paid very little attention to the environment, it is in the UK’s interest to lead on environmental and low carbon economy issues argues Nick Molho, executive director of the Aldersgate Group.
Chris Tuppen of the Aldersgate Group shows how a small scale example demonstrates the importance of smart grids and ICT solutions in cutting carbon emissions and meeting some of the Government’s ‘modern transport’ objectives announced in the recent Queen’s Speech.
Despite the need for some improvements, EU environmental policy has on balance been positive for UK businesses, argues Nick Molho, executive director at the Aldersgate Group.
Beyond energy use, the Paris climate change deal challenges economies to become far more resource efficient across a range of materials. The EU Commission’s Circular Economy Package could help achieve this, especially if it considers the enabling role of technology, says Steven Moore of BT.
Ian Ellison, Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover, carries out his acid test of the EU circular economy package. Will it help Jaguar Land Rover create sustainable solutions across its value chain?