Despite the need for some improvements, EU environmental policy has on balance been positive for UK businesses, argues Nick Molho, executive director at the Aldersgate Group.
Beyond energy use, the Paris climate change deal challenges economies to become far more resource efficient across a range of materials. The EU Commission’s Circular Economy Package could help achieve this, especially if it considers the enabling role of technology, says Steven Moore of BT.
Ian Ellison, Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover, carries out his acid test of the EU circular economy package. Will it help Jaguar Land Rover create sustainable solutions across its value chain?
Niall Dunne, Chief Sustainability Officer at BT Group, sets out the findings of a new report that focuses on the role ICT can play in reducing the UK's carbon emissions.
The high-level objectives in the EU Commission's Circular Economy Package have the potential to boost the resource efficiency and competitiveness of the EU economy. But it is the upcoming detail behind the Commission’s proposals that will determine the ultimate impact that this package will have, says Stuart Bailey, head of sustainability and climate change at National Grid.
To be a lasting success, the Paris agreement will need to be rapidly followed by continued international collaboration as well as credible national policies to slash carbon emissions in countries like the UK, argues Nick Molho, executive director of the Aldersgate Group.