14 February 2017 – The letter calls on MEPs to vote for increased ambition for the EU ETS.
26 and 27 January 2017 – Miguel Aris Canete urges the CLG to keep up the good work at its annual strategy meeting in Madrid.
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.
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.
15 December 2016 – Letter calls on the EU to ensure the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is fit for purpose.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press release: Entry into force of the Paris Agreement marks the beginning of a new era, says Corporate Leaders Group
4 November 2016, Cambridge – Business leaders today welcomed the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8 June 2016 – Jill Duggan has joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) as Director of Policy and Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).
25–27 May 2016 – The Corporate Leaders Group is a supporting partner of this year’s CARBON EXPO.
Corporate Leaders Group unites with trade unions and civil society to demand higher ambition on climate action from EU leaders
20 April 2016 – As Ministers and Heads of State travel to New York for the signing of the Paris Agreement, the CLG joins with the European Trade Union Confederation and Climate Action Network Europe to demand that EU legislation is aligned with the Paris Agreement.
Budget 2016: Corporate Leaders Group Deputy Director Eliot Whittington’s response to the Chancellor’s Budget
17 March 2016 – The Budget for the next generation missed the opportunity to inspire a low carbon vision for the UK despite having some positive steps in the right direction.
14 March 2016 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) calls for the Chancellor to commit to a thriving low carbon UK plc in his 2016 Budget.
3 March 2016 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group contributes to the second low carbon Business Compendium five years on from the first. The Compendium brings together the ambitions and achievements of nearly 30 European businesses showing the progress they have made so far in tackling climate change and moving towards a low carbon economy.
European business, local authorities, civil society and trade unions want EU leaders to live up to their Paris commitments
2 March 2016 – Today a major new coalition of businesses, cities, trade unions and NGO, are calling on EU leaders to act on the Paris Agreement and ensure that EU climate policies are coherent with its goals.
17 February 2016 – Today, heads of some of Europe’s largest businesses called for decisive reform to the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), as a vital first step to demonstrate commitment to delivering the ambition enshrined in the Paris Agreement.
26 January 2016 – Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and Senior Adviser at WBCSD, reflects on the outcome of COP21 and calls on businesses to take a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.
14 January 2016 – A warm and wet UK winter has increased public awareness of the devastating impacts of climate change, argues David Webb. Combined with a successful outcome at COP21 in Paris last month, this could help the irresistible shift towards a low carbon economy.