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.
Kate Young, Senior Public Affairs Officer at the Aldersgate Group outlines the key actions required from government to accelerate progress on the resources and waste agenda.
Josie Murdoch, Senior Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group assesses the policy action needed from government to accelerate progress on green finance in the UK
David Symons, UK Director of Sustainability at WSP outlines how government can achieve its target of delivering three million green jobs in the UK by 2030. Calling for a clear model and clear plan of just where, when and how these jobs are going to come.
Pip Goodwin, Senior Policy Officer, External Affairs at RSPB and Martin Casey, Director Public Affairs Europe at CEMEX, outline the importance of addressing the nature crisis - calling on government to strengthen the Environment Bill with legally binding short-term targets led by a new species abundance target.
Hari Prabu, Senior Public Affairs Advisor at Thames Water, discusses the potential for renewable energy generation in the water sector, and how government can maximise this with supportive policy measures.
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.