Bridging the gap: What can businesses do to accelerate UK climate action in 2021?

Michael Holder
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UK plc needs to demonstrate 'aggressive fast and transformative' climate action in the run up to COP26, according to the Corporate Leaders Group

The UK business community's current level of commitment to climate action still trails behind what is needed to deliver a climate resilient, net zero emission future. That is the stark assessment from...

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