05 Jul '12, 11am

#CBI bang on the money. Developing #greeneconomy crucial for getting UK out of the red. #GetCBE

The CBI has today launched a major report urging ministers to bolster the government's support for the green economy, after new research revealed a change in policies could help add £20bn to annual GDP by 2015. The report sets out 10 key policy recommendations that the CBI maintains would increase investor confidence in the low carbon market over the next decade, including ensuring the £3bn Green Investment Bank can borrow as soon as possible, reforming the carbon taxation regime, and introducing incentives and regulations to help drive green consumer markets. FURTHER READING Green IT saves government £1.3m Wales' plastic bag charge yields massive green savings Launching the report this morning, John Cridland, CBI director-general, urged politicians to adopt a more consistent approach to energy and climate change policy, warning that recent uncertainties around key legisla...

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