“Amid the gloom, it is all too easy to miss the genuinely exciting and impressive work underway to drive low-carbon growth across the UK economy. There are some incredibly smart people out there working tirelessly to achieve some amazing things, and some of their ideas could utterly transform our economy for the better.
For all the young start-ups, there was a great deal of entrepreneurial knowledge to soak up as well. Jeremy Leggett, CEO of Solarcentury, kicked off proceedings with a “report from the frontlines of the transition”.
His fascinating keynote speech was a whirlwind tour of the environmental challenges the world faces, and of the huge opportunities these challenges create for forward-thinking, climate-aware entrepreneurs.”