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  • Budget 2013: industry reaction – Blue & Green Tomorrow

    20 March 2013

    By Blue & Green Tomorrow

    George Osborne gave his fourth budget statement as chancellor of the exchequer in parliament this afternoon, but his speech was light on support for the green economy. Here’s the pick of the reaction…

    …Caroline Escott, head of government relations at the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF): “It is disappointing that the first budget after the Kay review seems to have been a missed opportunity for the Treasury to strengthen the long-term investment agenda. A clear public policy framework would encourage asset owners, asset managers and company directors to take the necessary steps to build a positive culture of long-termism along the investment chain…

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