Last year the Women’s Budget Group made a submission to the Treasury inquiry into decarbonisation and green finance.
The key points are summarised below and you can find links to the detailed submission here.
Red Green Labour strongly supports this approach to a gender-equal and socially just transition.
- The UK Women’s Budget Group believes that decarbonisation is necessary and must be done in a way that promotes equality and justice for all women and girls. This will require restructuring the economy so that less people work in carbon intensive sectors like construction and aviation and more people work in care. A care-led recovery from Coronavirus must be central to decarbonisation.