Tag Archives: Industrial strategy

Five things you should know about industrial strategy

crossrail tunnel_Flickr No.10_cropIndustrial strategy is back.  It featured in Theresa May’s Birmingham leadership speech as one of the economic reforms necessary “to get the whole economy firing”.  As prime minister, May has followed through by elevating the former Department for Business Innovation and Skills’ competitiveness remit ‘to develop a long term industrial strategy’ to the title of the new Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Read more

Three more big manifesto ideas: a prize, industrial strategy & zero deforestation

Tafel GlühlampenLast Friday we published the first three proposals in a new series in which we’ve asked leading thinkers, from politics, business and green groups, to set out their one big manifesto idea for the next parliament – the one they think will make a big impact in creating a greener Britain.

Today’s three ideas come from Chris Huhne, the Aldersgate Group and, in a joint proposal, the Robertsbridge Group and Greenpeace UK. Read more

Why collaboration is the key to a circular economy

Tug of warA version of this post first appeared on BusinessGreen.

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” These wise words, borrowed from Johannesburg airport via Richard Branson’s blog, reflect a frequently heard idea about business in the 21st century: that you can do more for people, planet and profit by collaborating than competing. Read more

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