An intriguing aspect of the (now not so) new government is its interest in industrial strategy. In the green community, there is a lot of hope that this interest will provide an opportunity for a more active green industrial strategy. However, attempts to develop such a strategy are not new, they have been tried in various forms before several times, including the 2006 Environmental Innovations Advisory Group, the 2008 Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance, and the 2009 Low Carbon Industrial Strategy, none of which had a major effect in the end. Will things be different this time round?
IGov 7th Oct 2016 read more »