Lord Chris Smith, Chairman, Environment Agency – “Creating a better place: protecting the environment and securing growth” at the Environment conference 2011.

The 2011 annual conference provided the skills to devise and enact strategies to protect and create healthy local environments, improve energy efficiency and meet climate change challenges. It gave regulators; business; government agencies; local government and campaign groups a chance to set out their view of the way ahead over the next four years, and discuss the dilemmas confronting business leaders, policy‚Äźmakers and strategic planners.