The Industrial Strategy was launched one year ago today to improve the UK’s productivity, outlined through its Grand Challenges - but what headway has been made in this first year? And what have we learned?
The Industrial Strategy has a startling statistic that only 50% of our companies do any innovation at all. Universities have a big role to play and particularly through the researchers that we train.
Over the years, Coca Cola European Partnerships has done much to improve the sustainability of our business; driving down the carbon impact of our business operations by 54% since 2010.
Food and farming businesses support 3.8 million jobs throughout the UK, with 13% of the national workforce employed across agriculture, food manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing and catering. We were delighted when the government committed the UK to being at the forefront of the global move to high-efficiency agriculture.