Building a greener future
How your business can help stop climate change by creating a sustainable economy.
With public desire for a green recoveryLink opens in a new window supported by the Government, now seems an ideal time for businesses to seize the opportunity to help build a sustainable future as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 slump.
Of course, the Government has a crucial role to play in directing large-scale investment, providing effective grants, tax breaks and other incentives that will drive green innovation and shape market demand for more environmentally friendly products and services.
Indeed, the UK Government has firmly committed to Net Zero by 2050Link opens in a new window, and many businesses have pledged to doing so, too.
There is some debateLink opens in a new window as to whether the target is sufficiently ambitious given the fact we’re already in a climate emergency. Still, this target is focusing minds on the urgent need to act to prevent catastrophic changes to our planet due to climate change.
Despite the gravity of the current situation, a spokesperson from The Climate CoalitionLink opens in a new window acknowledges that some companies are only paying lip service to Net Zero by 2050 without making the transformative changes necessary to actually deliver on their stated commitment.
Fortunately, other businesses are already acting to help stop climate change and drive sustainable development. And your business could be one of them.
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