26 Apr '17, 7pm

[email protected]: we must put #sustainability at the core of the Brexit negotiations

Environmental concerns have been notably absent from the Brexit debate. Ioannis Ioannou of the London Business School says government and businesses must tackle them head-on to ensure the UK remains competitive It’s a remarkable cause for concern that sustainability has been completely absent from all the Brexit discussions to date – publicly, at least. Yet environmental regulation isn’t a side issue. It affects the future competitiveness of the UK and the wellbeing of everyone living here. Research shows that companies with a higher commitment to sustainability outperform those with a lower commitment . Issues such as climate change aren’t country-specific – we may be leaving the EU but we’re not leaving the European continent. The problems and challenges we face don’t respect national borders. The government is faced with the onerous task of translating an estimated 1,10...

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