Snapshots of CBI policy across a range of business areas
Buying into it - making the consumer case for low-carbon
This report focuses on a crucial piece of the puzzle in the creation of a low-carbon economy – consumers
The economic impact of the Japanese earthquake
The cost to Japan of the disaster has been tentatively estimated at up to 4% of GDP. Economic activity in the affected areas will be severely curtailed, but the effects are being felt more widely as a result of power shortages. Japanese growth is expected to decline in the near term but to be augmented by reconstruction spending in the latter half of 2011. The impact on global growth is expected to be relatively modest, but conditions in financial markets have been volatile.
Budget letter to the chancellor
Letter to the chancellor
Making ends meet: maximising the value of waste
The government has set itself the target of a "zero-waste economy" in which all waste resources are full valued, economically and environmentally. Aligning these two outcomes is vital.
Response to government growth review
This paper sets out the CBI's response to the government's Growth Review consultation contained in the joint BIS/HMT Paper "The path to strong, sustainable and balanced growth", November 2010.