Sheppard Robson joins business leaders urging PM to prioritise sustainable recovery

2nd June 2020

Sheppard Robson has joined more than 200 architects and business leaders in writing to the prime minister, urging him to prioritise environmental sustainability as he plans the nation’s recovery from the covid-19 crisis.

The letter calls for clear vision and a “clean, inclusive and resilient recovery” as the government develops its economic plans, writing: “With the UK facing major economic and social concerns including the risk of high unemployment and rising regional inequality, we believe that an ambitious low-carbon growth and environmental improvement agenda can do a lot to address these concerns, as well as make the UK economy better prepared to deal with future shocks such as those related to climate change.”

“The current crisis, in moving us all away from business-as-usual, has already created shifts in how we operate, and we believe we must use the recovery to accelerate the transition to net zero.”

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