GreenGBWeek

Green GB Week is a week when government, businesses, academia and civil society come together to explore how clean growth will change our futures and how we can contribute to action on climate change.

Clean growth is more than a challenge: it’s an opportunity

Close up of a turbine at an offshore wind farm

A long-term view is essential: clean growth must be sustainable. Not only does offshore wind have the potential to become the backbone of the UK’s clean electricity system, it’s delivering thousands of jobs and economic growth to coastal areas and bringing billions of pounds of investment to the UK.

Public-private sector partnership is key in move to circular economy

Field of wheat

The circular economy marks a shift from today’s linear ‘take, make, dispose’ economic model, towards one where materials and products circulate in the economy for as long as possible and at their highest value, writes Richard Shaw, Business Board Chair for the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership.