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On Wednesday the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the 2020 Budget. The thrust was clearly around measures to alleviate the economic impact of Coronavirus, but there was also an emphasis on infrastructure, with infrastructure spending rising to £640bn over this Parliament, equivalent to about 3% of GDP. More detail will follow in the National Infrastructure Strategy later in the spring,
Responding to the Budget, EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow said: "Rishi Sunak has made a decent start on the green agenda in his first budget. A good win for EIC is the abolition of red diesel subsidies and the ending of this tax relief on pollution is welcome and levels the playing field for low emission innovation in those sectors.
New webinar explores the impact of the court of appeal ruling on your project. The reverberations from the court of appeal’s decision to pause Heathrow expansion are being felt across our sector and wider industry. Following the legal precedent set by this decision, we have seen new cases being brought before the courts, notably to stop HS2, Drax and
Read the thoughts of the chair of our taskforce on Natural Capital in a blog on sustainable business website, Edie. He has written around the latest EIC report, Delivering Environmental Net Gain. In his piece, Robert Spencer, Director of Sustainable Development at AECOM explores how environmental net gain relates to natural capital and ecosystem services and how our report
How society responds to the Net Zero challenge is the biggest question of our time. The government has committed the UK to cutting greenhouse emissions to net zero and in doing so is playing its part in capping global heating at 1.5 degrees, thus mitigating the worst effects of climate change. How we design, build and operate our buildings