Green innovation through infrastructure delivery

Green innovation through infrastructure delivery

Building blocks for a green economy: innovating through infrastructure delivery

Moving to a green economy will require innovation across all sectors and parts of the UK. Infrastructure will be central to this. The forthcoming National Infrastructure Strategy is a key opportunity for the government to make this a reality. With input from the newly launched Green Innovation Policy Commission, this event addressed how the government can ensure existing and future UK infrastructure accelerates innovation for a green economy, creating jobs and prosperity across the country.

The expert panelists:

  • John Cridland, Transport for the North
  • Laura Sandys, Co-chair IPPR Environmental Justice Commission
  • Angela Francis, WWF
  • Dr Jenifer Baxter, Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Prof Paul Ekins, University College London

Chaired by Shaun Spiers, Green Alliance

🔊 Listen to the podcast episode to hear the highlights from the event's expert panel discussion.

This was the first event of the Green Innovation Policy Commission. This new commission, chaired by John Cridland and directed by Prof Paul Ekins, brings together leading businesses and academics from UCL, supported by Green Alliance, to address the pressing need to accelerate low carbon development across the UK economy. Over the next year, the commission will inject new thinking on how policy can most effectively promote and support green innovation. You can find more information about the commission here.

26 November, 2019
  • GIPC
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