22 February 2021: Against a backdrop of tougher regulation, Yorkshire Water is blazing a trail when it comes to demonstrating sustainable business practices and social value. Rachel Willcox speaks to its CEO, Liz Barber ACA.
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19 February 2021: With construction at the heart of the UK’s post-COVID recovery, the sector needs to focus on the triple bottom line of profit, people and the planet says Peter Duff, European Finance Director at Laing O'Rourke.
5 February 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic has moved the issue of business sustainability to the role finance professionals should play in leading a green and fair recovery and ensuring sustainable decision-making becomes business as usual.
2 February 2021: Finance professionals are being urged to step up to their pivotal role in building a green economic recovery as they transition from keeping businesses alive to being at the heart of strategies that fully embrace sustainability.
11 January 2021: Agriculture needs to drastically change if it’s to feed the world’s population. Agritech businesses are trying to find the answers.
7 January 2021: The government’s long-awaited investment strategy seeks to provide a coherent long-term vision on how to upgrade the UK’s economic infrastructure.
21 December 2020: The key is responsible growth, insists Kenan Poleo, HM Deputy Trade Commissioner for Europe
Fintech offers many ways to transform access to finance for the poorest, but there is a risk that it could widen social and economic disparities.
4 December 2020: The National Audit Office reports that there are significant hurdles to be overcome if the government is to reach its net zero target by 2050.
COVID-19 is the latest force for change in global trade – with shorter supply chains, heightened customer and political demands, and, ultimately, a move towards deglobalising.
3 March 2021: At a Cyprus green finance conference co-organised by ICAEW, finance, sustainability and political leaders discussed what needs to happen to ensure that COVID-19 recovery delivers lasting improvement.
2 July 2020: Leading financial professional bodies including ICAEW have launched the first Green Finance Education Charter, an initiative designed to boost awareness and training in green finance and sustainability.
Free on-demand event looking at what we can do to lead and support business in a green recovery.
A response dated 14 July 2020 to a consultation published by EC on 8 April 2020.
16 November 2020: The Chancellor has set out the government’s plans to make the UK a world-leader in green finance and financial technology.