Awards and dialogue: 'This is the most special day'

Michael Holder
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Lord Deben received the award for lifetime achievement last night's BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019
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Lord Deben received the award for lifetime achievement last night's BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019

As green figures drank a toast to the UK's net zero target during this week's BusinessGreen Leaders' Awards, hopes are growing that a new era is underway

"This is the most special day. We will actually be the first country to say: we are not going to make it worst. That is the most amazing decision." As Lord Deben accepted his lifetime achievement accolade...

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