11 Aug '17, 2pm

Sustainable building integral to the target of a zero carbon economy

Sustainable building integral to the target of a zero carbon economy

The letter is signed by groups that collectively represent 1000s of companies with 100s of billions in revenue, along with 100s of investors managing assets worth over £19 trillion. The signatories are: The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, IEMA, UK Green Building Council, techUK, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, RenewableUK, and the Environmental Industries Commission. The letter, which references recent findings from the Committee on Climate Change, calls on the government to demonstrate leadership on climate change in order to drive jobs, sustainable growth, and investment, and remain competitive with other major economies. This means setting clear policies through flagship proposals like the Industrial Strategy and the Clean Growth Plan to meet its commitment under the Paris Climate Agreement, working constructively with the EU to deliver globa...

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