Philip Box is Public Affairs & Policy Officer at the UK Green Building Council, and in this blog piece, he explores the importance of the new Secretary of State aligning planning with the UK’s climate and environmental objectives.
Guy Thompson is Group Director of Environmental Futures at Wessex Water and a former founding Executive Director of Natural England and Executive Director of Green Alliance. In this piece he explores how policy can support water companies to accelerate ambitious action on the environment.
Ensuring that we have a planning system which integrates climate and environment objectives will be crucial to meeting the UK’s ambitions on these issues, says Signe Norberg, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at the Aldersgate Group.
Julia Barrett, Chief Sustainability Officer at Willmott Dixon, discusses the importance of environmental regulations and how businesses can move beyond compliance and look to exceed standards.
Duncan Price, Partner and Director of Sustainability & Climate Change at Buro Happold explains why ambitious environmental regulation plays a key role in driving job creation, skills and innovation.
To deliver much needed investment in nature restoration, businesses require legally binding interim targets in the Environment Bill to drive rapid policy action, argues the Aldersgate Group's Signe Norberg.
The UK's external trade arrangements after Brexit must be such that they secure the UK's environmental standards and allow them to tighten over time, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.
Well-designed and ambitious environmental regulations will allow the EU to decarbonise its economy and boost the competitiveness of its businesses, and should play a key role in the next Commission’s priorities, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.