This is possible by delivering a low-carbon recovery from the pandemic that delivers new jobs and infrastructure during this moment of renewal.
As the UK carefully emerges from lockdown, attention is turning to how we rebuild our economy. Whilst we continue to fight against the virus, we are presented with an opportunity to deliver action that will help deal with a longer-term, but just as urgent crisis – climate change.
The CBI has written to the Prime Minister with recommendations on how to ‘Build Back Better’. Central to this was a call to deliver investment into the green economy, which will help create new, sustainable jobs that also support the pressing need to decarbonise our society.
To support this call, the CBI has prepared a paper that outlines the opportunities from this moment of renewal, with a set of principles and policy recommendations for government to consider.
Our principles summarised
- Prioritise public spending and policy on low-carbon pro