Are you ready to seize the moment?
To avoid catastrophic worldwide impacts, we must limit the rise in global temperatures. Net-zero isn’t just morally and socially important: there are major opportunities for all UK businesses, from growing customer demand, lowering costs, new export markets and job creation. Only business - in collaboration with government - can provide the scope of innovation and investment needed to achieve net-zero.
The UK can be a leading net-zero exporter in fast-growing global markets; for example capturing £18bn in additional revenues from higher exports to the EU of electric vehicles and vehicle batteries.
Create 240,000 net new green jobs by 2030 across all parts of the UK and support a ‘just transition’ to the low carbon economy.
Join other organisations in the Race to Zero and demonstrate your commitment, with the CBI targeting 300 more businesses signed up by COP26 and showcasing progress on our Goal 13 platform.
See through the transition to new, low carbon power sources and a flexible smart energy system.
This has to extend beyond the power sector, with a focus on industry, transport and buildings.
Focus on markets such as electric vehicles, hydrogen, offshore wind and carbon capture, usage and storage.
Reinforce the UK’s position by boosting issues of green bonds and carbon offset trading.
Leverage the UK’s competitive strengths, for example supporting the electric vehicle market by committing to the development of seven gigafactories by 2040
Deliver a net-zero strategy that reduces our global climate impact, setting a new target to reduce consumption emissions and taking bold action.
Launch a cross-government Green Procurement Taskforce, with emphasis on how public procurement can create markets for green tech and incentivise change in behaviours.
Implement a long-term incentive and mandate that all new boiler installations after 2025 should be part of a hybrid system or ‘hydrogen-ready’.