Industry:Written question - 71453

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Asked on: 20 April 2017
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Industry
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what account he has made of the potential merits of including sustainability as one of the pillars of his industrial strategy; and if he will make a statement.
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Answered by: Mr Nick Hurd
Answered on: 25 April 2017

The objective of our Industrial Strategy is to improve living standards and economic growth across the whole country. Unquestionably, we want this growth to be sustainable. As we made clear in the Industrial Strategy Green Paper, increasing the sustainability of our economy is not just a necessity, but an opportunity. Britain is well-placed to benefit from the transition to a low-carbon economy, and the Government is committed to working with businesses to make the most of that opportunity.

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