Press Releases

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Business supports Government commitment on fourth carbon budget

Jul 2014

The Aldersgate Group supports the announcement by DECC Secretary of State that the Government will not amend the Fourth Carbon Budget.

Aldersgate Group welcomes UK national ecosystem assessment

Jun 2014

The Aldersgate Group, which includes some of the UK’s biggest businesses, welcomes the UK national ecosystem assessment follow-on project (UKNEAFO) contribution to the growing appreciation of the importance of ecosystems to the UK economy. 

Businesses call for a positive vision for economy a year before election

May 2014

Leading businesses with a combined turnover of nearly £400bn are today calling on politicians to outline a credible UK growth strategy that demonstrates how the UK economy can develop in the long term. 

‘An Economy That Works’ is a report released by the Aldersgate Group that sets out the key characteristics of a successful economys and outline a framework for policy makers to help British companies and citizens to thrive both now and in the long term.

Leading businesses call for action on floods and climate change

Feb 2014

Today leading businesses with a combined turnover of nearly £200 billion have warned that climate change is projected to make UK flooding more frequent.

They call for prompt political action to address the causes of climate change. 

Education must be fit for a future economy

Nov 2012

This report urges Government to ensure that education and training is better designed for future needs and not merely to remedy current shortages. Ensuring that all people have a broad and rounded knowledge base will be vital to secure future growth and competitiveness.

2030 Power Sector Carbon Target Essential for Growth

Oct 2012

A powerful alliance of the UK's largest businesses and industry bodies have stated that a 2030 carbon target for the power sector is essential for stimulating new growth in the economy. Only greater clarity from Government can unleash the £110bn investment required to transform the UK's electricity infrastruture and drive wider economic benefits. 

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