Lord Sarfraz: Think the growing interest in green technology is just another bubble? Think again

Ten Point Plan proves UK is serious for change

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Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out an inspiring Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, one year before the UK hosts the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

His vision includes "turning the UK into the world's number one centre for green technology and finance" with significant announcements of investment into technology and R&D. There has never been a better time to be a green entrepreneur in the UK - the prize has never been bigger - and for technology venture capitalists, sustainability is a necessary theme across any portfolio. Investors who lost money in the infamous cleantech bust 15 years ago remain sceptical and cautious.  I hope they give it a second shot because this time the landscape is completely different. Political will ...

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