The Green GB week is bringing awareness of how business can help fight climate change. Implemented by government, it aims to cut overall emissions whilst still creating wealth for the country. In addition, ‘green energy’ has been a rising power within today’s markets, and the government is keen to push it even further. From transport to building improvements, now is the best time for businesses to make a change for the better.
From 2016 – 2017 there has been an increase of the following:
The Grand Challenge is a strategy set out to put the UK at the forefront of industry. It aims to improve peoples lives and the country’s productivity.
It covers 4 main topics for improvement:
‘The move to cleaner economic growth – through low carbon technologies and the efficient use of resources – is one of the greatest industrial opportunities of our time. By one estimate, the UK’s clean economy could grow at four times the rate of GDP. Whole new industries will be created and existing industries transformed as we move towards a low carbon, more resource-efficient economy.’ – http://ow.ly/w6ee30mfC1r
During the week, events are being planned to showcase the UK’s low carbon technologies. In addition, these events will also showcase financial products and business models to tackle climate change. Therefore, these events will also supply a solid focal point to advertise British business to international investors.
A detailed programme for the week is under development, and will include a focus on:
[Facts and Figures on this article were taken from Gov.uk]