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An industrial strategy fit for the future
In a new collection of essays, published by Green Alliance today, seven leading business and policy voices, including the director general of the CBI, and the deputy general secretary of the TUC, have said low carbon development and resource efficiency are critical to a truly modern industrial strategy, and failure to embed these approaches risks wasting the opportunities the UK has to capitalise on the green economy.

Read the essays

Angela Francis, senior economist at Green Alliance was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme at 6.22am this morning and will also be on the BBC News Channel at 3.45pm today.

Essay perspectives are from:
  • Sir Vince Cable, former secretary of state for business, innovation and skills
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the CBI
  • David Brown, chief executive of Transport for the North
  • Baroness Brown of Cambridge, chair of the Committee on Climate Change's Adaptation Sub-Committee
  • Juergen Maier, chief executive of Siemens UK and Ireland and chairman of the North West Business Leadership Team
  • Professor Paul Ekins, director of the Institute of Sustainable Resources at UCL
  • Paul Nowak, deputy general secretary of the TUC
Further industrial strategy analysis
Earlier this year, we set out the case for low carbon and resource efficiency to be the the key underpinning principles of the new industrial strategy, in a short report and animated infographic.

Read more

 
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