Business leaders call for action on green growth to create jobs and reduce the deficit

21st February 2011

The Aldersgate Group today urged the Chancellor to set out a comprehensive green growth strategy in next month's Budget. This would help reduce the budget deficit and drive a dynamic economic recovery by increasing output and creating jobs. 

AG supports Bill to boost apprenticeships and skills training

15th February 2011

The Aldersgate Group has added its support to the Small Change Big Difference Campaign, following a meeting with Catherine McKinnell MP. Ms McKinnell has tabled a Bill in Parliament that will require certain public procurement contracts let by public authorities to include a commitment by the contractor to provide apprenticeships and skills training.

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AG supports Green Investment Bank letter

1st February 2011

The Aldersgate Group today lent its support, along with that of many of its members, to a letter to David Cameron published in the Guardian. The letter, signed by a large number of companies, organisations and NGOs, called for the Green Investment Bank to be a bank and not just a fund, with a funding of at least £4bn.