Reply To: Green Recovery

17 Aug at 9:14 am#7009

BEFS response to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee’s call for views reiterates the place of the existing built environment as part of the sustainable circular economy, a resource containing significant embodied energy, but also requiring a policy of maintenance to provide these benefits in full. BEFS also emphasises that seeing leadership invest in policy implementation in a decisive manner is central to the success of any Green Recovery policies, and that a lack of local authority resource would be one of the greatest barriers to a Green Recovery taking place.

Read the full submission here.