Green Growth

Green Growth was identified by the Commission as one of its key priorities if we are to achieve a sustainable Wales, and since 2012 we have hosted a number of roundtable discussions and events to engage business, public and the third sector and to discuss and develop a route map to a green economy for Wales.

A cross-departmental Green Growth steering group is chaired by Peter Davies and reports to both the Ministers for Economy and Natural Resources on progress.

Welsh Government’s prospectus on Green Growth Wales: Investing in the Future was launched in July 2014 and outlines how the sustainable use of natural resources can create a new economic model that will deliver wealth creation and economic growth today and in to the future.

Green Growth Roundtable event – 9 September 2015

On 9th September 2015, Peter Davies chaired a joint Ministerial Green Growth Rountable to bring together a range of external partners with the aim of accelerating the transition to a low carbon economy.

Programme for the day

J Price pic Jonathan Price – Chief Economist, Welsh Government – Presentation: An overview of the economy in Wales

Expert contributors from across the UK came to provide input:

Dr Ute Collier Dr Ute Collier – UK Committee on Climate Change – Presentation: Challenges for the future

Dr. Jake Reynolds Dr Jake Reynolds – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership – Presentation: Rewiring the Economy

A list of all contributors can be viewed here.

Presentation: Riversimple – Hugo Spowers

Presentation: Hydro Industries – http://www.hydro-industries.co.uk/

Click here to read the report of the event summarising discussions and next steps.

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