For many, the onset of September has a ‘back to school’ feel as people return from their summer holidays hopefully rested and ready for action. That is certainly the case for the new Decarbonisation team at the CBI, which is gearing up for busy autumn period. Following the launch of the Seize the Moment campaign earlier this year, we’ve created the new team in response to the huge and growing interest from members in climate change issues and the urgent need to create the conditions for businesses to invest to achieve the UK’s net zero ambition.
The team will continue to focus on influencing government policy across a wide range of sustainability issues – and with a crucial spending review and net zero strategy expected within the next couple of months we have plenty to do. As well as developing our work on decarbonising the built environment, the power system and transp