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Business to EU governments: Make Europe’s Industries Great Again

23 June 2017 – To survive and thrive, Europe needs to regain its proactive approach to policymaking to ensure that its industries are given the right signals to compete by being both low carbon and high value, writes Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group.

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CLG brings together Romanian business leaders and policymakers to seize low carbon opportunities

16 June 2017 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) today joined with senior politicians, policymakers, business leaders and civil society from across Romania to explore some of the challenges and opportunities on the European and Romanian low carbon agenda.

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Leading business urge EU to show ambition on climate change

15 June 2017 – Leading international companies with operations in Europe have written to European environment, climate and energy ministers ahead of the June Environment and Energy Council meetings, urging them to support a continued focus on action to tackle climate change.

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Countries and regions seizing low carbon opportunities are best positioned for a brighter future

2 June 2017 – Eliot Whittington, Deputy Director, Corporate Leaders Group, discusses how the Paris Climate Agreement, and the overall commitment to address climate change it represents, is still alive and well, despite US withdrawal from the Agreement.

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Corporate Leaders Group respond to the open consultation on Building our Industrial Strategy

17 April 2017 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group provided a written submission to the UK Government Green Paper on Industrial Strategy.

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CLG hosts debate with business and policy leaders on how to build an industrial strategy that is fit for the future

29 March 2017 – The discussion was facilitated at a Parliamentary event bringing together business and Government, co-hosted by the Chair of the BEIS Select Committee Iain Wright MP, fellow Committee member Chris White MP and Jill Duggan, Director, CLG.

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CISL is a Supporting Partner for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards and Conference 2017

Awards: deadline for entry, 31 March 2017. Conference: Catalysing Finance and Disruptive Technologies to Boost Sustainable Solutions, 8 June 2017, London.

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The CLG provides a submission to the consultation on the TCFD recommendations

12 February 2017 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group have provided a written submission to the consultation on the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

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Industries of tomorrow must inform UK strategy says leading business group

20 January 2017 – The UK government must develop an industrial strategy that engages with the world as it will be, rather than as it was, said The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) today ahead of a government consultation on the issue due to commence on Monday.

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The CLG provides a written submission to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee inquiry on leaving the EU

23 December 2016 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group have provided a written submission to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee inquiry on Leaving the EU: negotiation priorities for energy and climate change policy.

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CLG’s postcard from the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22)

1 December 2016 – The 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Marrakesh, Morocco, in November.

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Press release: Leading businesses call for tougher EU renewables legislation

29 November 2016 – Leading businesses have called for more ambitious EU energy legislation to replace the current renewables directive to provide more effective and consistent policy following the conclusions of a report by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

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Press release: Business and subnational leaders call for long-term climate plans

16 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business and subnational leaders today called on governments to start planning for long-term climate strategies now in order to unlock the investments needed for the transition to a zero carbon economy.

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Business leaders call for long-term planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Climate Agreement

16 November 2016 – New policy briefing, Future Proofing: Sustainable plans for prosperous economies, from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leadership Group (CLG) in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and We Mean Business, highlights the importance of long-term policy planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and outlines key characteristics of business friendly long-term plans.

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Driving EU innovation in the transition to a zero carbon economy

16 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business leaders and Ministers from across the EU have come together to discuss the innovation needed to transition to a zero carbon economy at an event hosted jointly by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and We Mean Business.

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Media advisory: Business and subnational leaders’ perspectives on 2050 strategies

14 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business and subnational leaders will present their vision for long-term climate plans at a press briefing on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at the COP22 climate change conference.

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Press release: Ambitious corporate action driving delivery of Paris goals

9 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Private sector leaders have come together to call for countries to fully implement their NDCs through domestic legislation at the COP22 Business & Industry day, hosted jointly by CDP and the We Mean Business coalition in partnership with the UN Global Compact and CGEM.

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Event: CLG and CISL at COP22, 7–18 November 2016, Marrakech

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) will be present and active at COP22, marking the first meeting of Parties to the Paris Agreement following its entry into force on 4 November.

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Press release: Corporate Leaders Group welcomes Europe’s ratification of the Paris Agreement and early entry into force

5 October 2016, Cambridge – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group today welcomed Europe’s ratification of the Paris Agreement, triggering an early entry into force at COP22 in Marrakesh next month.

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Press release: Corporate Leaders Group urges EU to fast-track ratification of Paris Agreement without weakening ambition

29 September 2016, Brussels / Cambridge – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group urges Europe to ratify the Paris Agreement without undermining its climate agenda.

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Press release: Corporate Leaders Group calls for swift EU ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

21 September 2016, New York – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group today called on the EU to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change as soon as possible to trigger its entry into force.

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Businesses from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group call for new policy to drive the circular economy

12 August 2016 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, with guests from Business in the Community and the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment, hold high-level talks on policy needed to drive the circular economy.

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Blog: Don’t panic – the end of DECC could be good news

4 August 2016 – The demise of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has been seen as a backwards step by the green community but, writes Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, bringing business and climate change under one roof could be a winning move.

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The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) supports Latin America’s drive for competitive low carbon growth

8 July 2016 – Following the implementation of the first carbon tax in South America, the Government of Chile, with the support of CISL and the World Bank Group convened a high-level meeting on how to progress low carbon development objectives in the region.

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