b'Sustainability First Conclusions and Recommenda\x00ons on Government Policy, Regulatory and Ins\x00tu\x00onal ChangeChanges in individual lifestyles and behaviours are necessary but not sucient for a sustainable future. To get change at the scale and pace needed to stop systemic threats such as future pandemics, corrosive inequality and climate change, we also need deep structural change. Young people and ar\x00sts recognise the urgency of these issues and expect ac\x00on. Government has to lead the way out of the crisis and to take a long-term view that aligns economic resilience with social and environmental sustainability. This requires an acknowledgement that no one has all the answers and the route map to the future is unlikely to be straigh\x00orward and linear.Devolved and regional governments need to be able to help shape this vision and be empowered and given the resources to play their part. Government can begin by:Rethinking our focus on GDPpolicymakers and regulators need a newsetofna\x00onalindicatorsandsustainabilitymetricsthat measure and value social, environmental and economic outcomes, along with wider health and well-being.A condi\x00onal Covid recovery package and public procurementthat is \x00ed to addressing environmental goals and social inequali\x00es (par\x00cularlythoseexacerbatedbythepandemicsuchasrace, gender and people without broadband). Strategic green investment at scale is vital to s\x00mulate climate resilient economic growth. This needs to be accompanied by reskilling for green jobs with a focus on those hardest hit by the pandemic.A Ci\x00zens Assembly to tackle the thorny issues of tax and welfare reformcross-subsidies within essen\x00al services have reached their limits and cannot be relied on to get us out of the Covid aordability crisis or to pay for net zero and climate adapta\x00on. To ensure a fair and resilient recovery, a fundamental reform of tax and welfare is neededatthena\x00onalandlocallevels.Afullyrepresenta\x00ve Ci\x00zens Assembly should be established to tackle this dicult issue, and to help ensure an outcome that balances economic, social and environmental considera\x00ons. This needs to build on local public engagement, with a new social contract linking na\x00onal and local ac\x00vity. 30 31'