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Net Zero Carbon
In June 2019, the UK passed legislation to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. In parallel, 21 of the 33 London boroughs have declared a climate emergency. Meeting the climate challenge will require innovation and collaboration between the public and private sector.
London First is responding by convening business, experts, and the public sector to consider the UK’s Net Zero Carbon goals within a London context. Our programme of events, blogs and thought leadership aims to help business better understand the priorities, barriers, and opportunities for the capital, as well as to provide an opportunity to share experiences and best practice.
The first meeting of our Net Zero London Working Group is set to take place in June, with the second meeting in September 2020. The Group aims to provide business leadership, as well as practical advice to the Mayor and London Boroughs on how to deliver an environmentally sustainable and decarbonised capital. It will consider the priorities, specific polices and trade-offs required to accelerate the delivery of the net zero agenda, acting as a useful sounding board and critical friend to City Hall.
We will be ready to respond, shape, and promote business-friendly solutions with a London focus as the Government brings forward a policy or regulatory framework.
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Our members include over 200 of the capital’s leading employers across a wide range of sectors, with a common commitment to our capital.