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News: The Prince of Wales to attend COP21 in Paris, 30 November 2015

29 October 2015 – The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from President Hollande of France to deliver a keynote speech on 30 November at the Opening Ceremony of COP21 otherwise known as "Paris 2015". COP21 is the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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News: The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group asks EU to take action to reform fossil fuel subsidies and carbon price

22 October 2015 – Business leaders from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group today urged European Environment Ministers to take bold steps to reform the EU Emissions Trading System and phase out fossil fuel subsidies.

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UK signs Fossil Fuel Subsidy Elimination Communiqué

31 July 2015 – Last week, the UK government became the most recent supporter of the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Communiqué, which is calling on a fundamental rewiring of our global economy through the elimination of fossil fuel subsidies.

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Corporate Leaders Group reacts to Amber Rudd’s first speech on climate action

24 July 2015 – Today saw the first major speech on climate change made by the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd. Read our initial reaction.

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Corporate Leaders Group reacts to EU ETS reforms

15 July 2015 – Today the European Commission presented proposals to revise the EU Emissions Trading System.

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EU ETS provides competitive advantage and cost efficiencies for ambitious businesses

10 July 2015 – Report released by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group shows ETS has helped companies focus on carbon emissions reduction.

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Joint letter to the Commissioner Arias Cañete

15 June 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), EURELECTRIC and IETA call on Commissioner Arias Cañete to move forward with plans to revise the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

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Sandrine Dixson-Declève is interviewed on Climate Change TV

4 June 2015 – Sandrine Dixson Declève, Director of the Corporate Leaders Group was interviewed by RTCC’s Climate Change TV last week at the Carbon Expo in Barcelona.

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Carbon Expo, Barcelona

26–28 May 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) supports the world’s largest professional trade fair and summit on carbon markets and pricing systems, climate finance, and technology incentives.

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Business & Climate Summit, May 20–21, Paris

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), through its Corporate Leaders Group, is an official partner of the Business & Climate Summit.

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Corporate Leaders Group welcomes reform of EU carbon market

7 May 2015 – The European Parliament and Council have given the green light to a Commission proposal to bring forward reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS).

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EU Energy Union: businesses call on Heads of State to secure low carbon power

19–20 March 2015 – Leading European businesses including Acciona, EDF Energy and GlaxoSmithKline have written to Heads of State and Government to call for an EU Energy Union that equally focuses on securing energy supplies and reducing carbon emissions.

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Video: why should business show leadership for the future on climate change?

The Corporate Leaders Group, business leaders, policymakers and academics recognise the need for bold business leadership ahead of and beyond the crucial UN climate talks in Paris in December.

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Business leaders welcome EU Energy Union plan and vision for international climate deal

25 February 2015 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) has welcomed the European Commission's new Energy Union framework strategy, published alongside its vision for a 2015 international climate agreement.

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MEP vote on EU-ETS reform falls short of ambition needed

24 February 2015 – Today’s vote by Members of the European Parliament to reform the the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) to include a Market Stability Reserve (MSR) from the end of 2018 "is a step in the right direction but still falls short of the strides Europe should be taking".

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Business voice grows as more than 60 companies call on MEPs to reform the EU-ETS

17 February 2015 – More than 60 major companies and business groups from across Europe have written to key MEPs to ask them to vote in favour of early reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS), to include a Market Stability Reserve (MSR) by 2017.

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"Business as usual is dead" says Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

12 February 2015 – In a video interview on France24, Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, states the importance of involving the corporate sector in climate change solutions if we want them to succeed.

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The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group marks 10 years of business leadership

27 January 2015 – More than 300 business leaders, policymakers, academics and environmentalists gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), and to recognise the leading role business has to play in tackling climate change in the future.

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