This is a special podcast episode in which Green Alliance's Shaun Speirs interviews Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the Environment Agency and a member of the government's Council for Sustainable Business. In the run up to COP26's business leaders summit, taking place on Monday 29 June 2020, Emma discusses how businesses can take practical steps to decarbonise, support the recovery in nature and to ensure we secure a truly green recovery from Covid-19.
"We will only have a healthy economy if we have a healthy environment"
In this episode, Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the Environment Agency and a member of the government's Council for Sustainable Business, is interviewed by Green Alliance's executive director Shaun Spiers.
This interview was recorded ahead of the summit of business leaders and government, being held on Monday 29th June. The summit will see major FTSE100 businesses come together to make clear commitments to tackle the climate and nature emergencies, and deliver a green recovery post-coronavirus.
Emma discusses the vital part that business will play in delivering the UK’s ambitions on climate and nature and shares her experience of both government and the public sector, and the business and finance world.