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Poots chairs Green Growth group 12 January 2021

Poots chairs first meeting of Green Growth Inter–Ministerial Group (via DAERA)

The meeting, which was held virtually, was attended by Economy Minister Diane Dodds, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon, Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and Finance Minister Conor Murphy.

Speaking following the meeting, Minister Poots said “The Executive’s overarching multi–decade Green Growth Strategy and Delivery Framework for Northern Ireland is aiming to transform our society towards net zero by 2050, protect and enhance our environment and deliver sustainable economic growth.

“The strategy will link together all the relevant areas of policy, strategy and delivery to maintain a clear and long term focus on achieving this aim”.

“When I launched the Green Growth concept last year, I recognised the importance of all the key players working together in a spirit of partnership and collaboration, towards a shared goal.

“The Green Growth Inter–Ministerial Group met today, and I am very pleased that my colleagues all confirmed their commitment to the ambition and desired outcomes of the Green Growth agenda and to delivering together for the people of Northern Ireland in this important area.

Read more via the DAERA website…