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Why EU environmental policy adds value to UK business

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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.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 20th April 2016
First published in: Economist Insights

Circular economy package: A more circular economy is essential to delivering the Paris climate deal

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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.


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Posted by Steven Moore on 9th February 2016
First published in: BlogActiv

Why the circular economy package is a step forward

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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?


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Posted by Ian Ellison on 28th January 2016
First published in: BlogActiv

Post-Paris: Building the business case for change

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Nestlé's Anna Turrell reflects on their climate change initiatives and outlines four key focus areas for UK policy following last month's Paris negotiations.


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Posted by Anna Turrell on 20th January 2016

How the ICT sector can help meet the UK’s Carbon Budgets

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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.


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Posted by Niall Dunne on 14th January 2016

Revving recycling in Europe

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David Symons, environmental director at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the UK, outlines three actions that would help deliver the ambition and promise of the circular economy package.


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Posted by David Symons on 12th January 2016
First published in: BlogActiv

EU Circular Economy Package: a good start, but there’s more to do

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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.


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Posted by Stuart Bailey on 17th December 2015
First published in: Economist Insights

Agreement at the Paris Climate Summit: an important step forward, let’s build on it

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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.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 13th December 2015
First published in: Economist Insights