Stepping up to the challenge CREATING A GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ECONOMY IN 2030

We live in a rapidly changing world. Innovation and technology are developing faster than ever, with implications for the way we live and work. Our low-carbon transition must be at the heart of this change, and our targets for de-carbonisation, coupled with new technological advancement mean that the road to 2030 offers huge opportunity.

However, the UK needs a smart approach which keeps the lights on, and costs manageable for hard pressed businesses and families.

The CBI has developed our vision for what 2030 could look like. Find out what six key steps are needed in order for it to be a success:

Business has stepped up to the decarbonisation challenge

Our report shows examples across the industry of exciting new products and services

We need a fresh approach to meeting 2030 carbon targets...

...Providing business with a clear framework against which to innovate and invest

The framework must be underpinned by smart principles...

...That can support a low-carbon transition which works for all part of the economy and supports a more competitive and prosperous Britain

The framework needs targeted policy actions and options...

...Focusing on homes, transport, power and industry, setting the conditions for the market to invest and innovate

The framework should be coupled with the right mind-set...

...That sees a low carbon transition which is embedded within wider government policy, and ensures a three-way partnership between government, business and consumers.

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