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Greening the Economy

Green policies can help to solve fundamental economic challenges facing the UK. There is clear evidence that green investment raises productivity and will lead to high quality jobs in new industries. A green industrial strategy would bring a new sense of purpose and pride to the UK. We identify and recommend how to maximise the economic benefits, particularly so they are experienced fairly by everyone across the country, to reinforce public support for ambitious climate and environmental action.

Steve Coulter
Head of economy
Why this matters


New jobs that could be created in an expanded UK circular economy


Reduction in GDP in the years ahead due to nature degradation


Green investment needed annually by 2030

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