The case for business
In 2020, the Prime Minister set out his 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution, underlining the need to unleash innovation to limit the impacts of climate change and make the UK a leader in green technologies. Innovating to be more green can:
- Decrease your business’ emissions and environmental impact
- Unlock economic opportunities, reduce operating costs, create jobs
- Increase your business’s credibility and attract talent.
Now is the time to be more green. The CBI has developed this toolkit with our members to enable and inspire businesses to innovate to reach their decarbonisation ambitions. Find out more about the CBI's Be More Green campaign.
Of employees are more loyal to a company that helps them contribute to social and environmental issues
Of business innovating to be more green, a 4% increase since 2015
Funding committed by the government for net zero innovation.
Discover resources to support your business' progress on green innovation.
Not sure where to start? The case for action and the support available to your business
YOUR STARTER FOR 10
Want to make the business case to Be More Green? Read what worked for other businesses, and the additional benefits they have enjoyed as a result.
Discover the key takeaways from the CBI's Be More Green workshop at our Achieving Net Zero conference.
Find out what happened at the CBI’s first Be More Green roundtable and how businesses are ensuring innovation is at the heart of their green journey.
Following the second Be More Green roundtable, explore how businesses are leading the way to create circular business models and contribute to a circular economy.
Discover how businesses are cutting their energy costs and decarbonising by driving energy efficiency.
Practical actions you can take to start your journey
Learn from other businesses and take the next step on your journey
LEARN FROM OTHERS
Read the full Be More Green case study collection.
Check out out Costain’s Supply Chain Academy, working to accelerate decarbonisation in the construction industry.
Discover how Sainsbury’s is working to reduce its largest sources of energy usage – refrigeration.
Learn more about TATA steel’s partnership with Swansea University to decarbonise their paint products.
Discover how IHG is using digital tools to empower their hotel managers to make greener choices.
Read how AngloAmerican uses Technology Open Forums to ideate on solutions to their biggest sustainability challenges.
Whitbread has worked with smaller innovative businesses to help reach their net zero ambitions. Find out more.
Check out how TLT has shifted its business approach to innovation and sustainability.
Learn how Compass Group is balancing the need to be more green with maintaining their commercial model.
Hear from innovative start-up, OnGen on why, when it comes to green innovation, the ever-changing landscape and cost means it is always a good idea to revisit and rethink.
Discover BT’s Green Tech Innovation Platform that identifies breakthrough technologies and partners that could move the dial on net zero.
Read how Antalis has worked with customers to create innovative packaging solutions that have a positive environmental impact.
Explore JLR's collaborations with start-ups in their journey to decarbonise and be reminded that all innovation is about breakthrough technologies.
Want more? Be inspired by thought leaders and challenge your business to do more
DISCOVER THE BUSINESSES AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF GREEN INNOVATION
Read how Aura, a collaboration led by the University of Hull, is bringing together industry partners in the Humber region to harness and drive innovation in the offshore wind sector.
Understand how hydrogen could be a key enabler to decarbonisation.
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