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


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


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


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