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What should happen to the waste hierarchy after Brexit?

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Libby Peake, Senior Policy Adviser, Resources at Green Alliance, discusses the Waste Heirarchy, whether it is fit for purpose and how can we ensure it will still be effectively implemented after Brexit.


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Posted by Libby Peake on 11th June 2018

The Industrial Strategy: taking clean growth to the next level

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The government's Industrial Strategy is a good start - but for the UK to lead in clean growth it needs to attract investment in project pipelines, local supply chains and skills, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 4th June 2018
First published in: BusinessGreen

Life after Brexit: the UK economy needs a strong environmental watchdog

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The limitations of the UK government’s recent consultation on environmental governance after Brexit show that the misperception that regulations are bad for growth still stands in the way of good environmental policymaking, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 28th May 2018
First published in: The Economist

Homing in on sustainability

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Nick Lakin, Group Director of Corporate Affairs at Kingfisher plc, introduces Kingfisher's new Sustainable Growth Plan and argues that sustainability issues resonate strongly with what customers care most about in their homes.


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Posted by Nick Lakin on 25th May 2018

Developing a comprehensive approach to plastic pollution

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Chris Cheeseman, Professor of Materials Resources Engineering at Imperial College London and affiliate of the Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment, considers the root cause of ocean plastic pollution, and what can be done to address it.


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Posted by Professor Chris Cheeseman on 23rd May 2018

Revising planning rules for a low carbon economy

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Alex White, Senior Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group, discusses the opportunities that revising planning rules can bring to the UK's low carbon economy.


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Posted by Alex White on 17th May 2018

What’s in a watchdog: Why the future of UK environmental governance matters for business and the environment

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Alistair Taylor of RSPB and Martin Casey of CEMEX discuss the value of effective regulation for business and the environment.


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Posted by Alistair Taylor and Martin Casey on 11th May 2018

The low-carbon transition and the disconnect between companies and their pension funds

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Richard Folland and Shuen Chan, Co-founders & Partners at Sustineri, discuss the frequent lack of transparency in how corporate pension funds approach climate and sustainability.


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Posted by Richard Folland on 2nd May 2018