Business leaders state IPCC report is “required reading” for governments and companies – 2 November 2014
2 November 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) welcomed the release of the Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5).
Leading Polish businesses commend Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz for not blocking the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Package
24 October 2014 – In a letter to Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and members of the Polish Business & Science Climate Platform (led by the CLG) welcomed the EU agreement on the EU Energy and Climate package and commended Poland for its support of the deal.
24 October 2014 – The European Council has just agreed a new climate and energy deal that sets a binding domestic Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) target of “at least” 40% but which failed to agree ambitious targets for the share of energy from renewable sources and for energy efficiency.
EU Climate and Energy package is a major step forward but weak on renewables and energy efficiency – 24 October 2014
23 October 2014 – Sir Ian Cheshire, CEO of Kingfisher Plc and UK Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group appeared live on CNBC to represent the Group’s call for an ambitious EU Climate and Energy package this week. He said "if we don’t have clarity of targets and commitment for transformation to new model of the economy then business can’t play its part".
21 October 2014 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) are urging EU ministers to agree an ambitious package on climate change at the European Council meetings this week.
Leading businesses urge Europe to agree ambitious climate and energy policies this week – 21 October 2014
A group of 57 leading companies and business organisations representing more than 4.5 million employees worldwide, today urged EU leaders to agree a robust 2030 energy and climate policy framework and energy security strategy that is fully in line with Europe’s long- term climate objectives and that can help deliver a global climate change agreement.
5 October 2014 – In this opinion piece, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Director, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on what the United Nation's climate summit means for green businesses.
24 September 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG)'s activities in and around the New York Climate Summit
23 September 2014 – The Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) will be represented at the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate Summit, amongst Heads of State, Government, business, finance, and civil society climate leaders from across the globe.
23 September 2014 – The patron of the Corporate Leaders Group, HRH The Prince of Wales, delivered a video message on the opening day of Climate Week in New York.
23 September 2014 – More companies and investors are committed to bold leadership on climate than ever because they know it makes business sense.
The Climate has Changed, a new report by We Mean Business, on why bold, low carbon action makes good business sense
22 September 2014 – This new report by We Mean Business shows that companies can be confident that creating a low carbon strategy makes good business sense. A group of companies identified in this report are demonstrating bold leadership on climate action driven by the risks and opportunities they know climate change will bring to their businesses.
22 September 2014 – Watch business leaders and politicians make the case for action on climate change at the launch of Climate Week NYC.
21–23 September – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) was actively involved in the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit, and related activities, during Climate Week in New York recently. A significant number of world leaders attended the summit, including more than 100 Heads of State and Government. They were joined by more than 800 leaders from business, finance and civil society.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and leading businesses hail UN Climate Summit as key moment to tackle climate change
18 September 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), whose members include household names like Coca Cola Enterprises, EDF, Jaguar Land Rover, Philips, and Tesco, is urging governments to use the UN summit on climate change in New York on 23 September to raise ambition in international negotiations on climate change and commit to concrete action to drive down carbon emissions.
17 September 2014 – We Mean Business is a powerful coalition of world-leading business and climate organisations, who have joined forces – for the first time – to create a unified business voice in support of decisive action to tackle climate change, and transition to a low carbon economy.
16 September 2014 – A landmark piece of research that promises to turn the dialogue on the opportunity presented by climate change has been launched today.
16 September 2014 – A short and relevant summary of the recently launched New Climate Economy synthesis report has been released by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group.
22 July 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group today welcomed the news that the government would stick to its commitment to cut carbon emissions by 50% by 2027, as indicated by the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget.
13 June 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) has written to President Barroso calling for him and his commissioners to ensure that the future shape of EU long-term energy security and climate policy go hand in hand and that Europe maintains its leadership position on climate change internationally.
15 April 2014 – The latest call for action from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, The Trillion Tonne Communiqué, has drawn considerable media interest.
14 April 2014 – Influential US media site The Hill featured the launch of The Trillion Tonne Communiqué; linking it to the latest IPCC report that came out the same week.
13 April 2014 – A coalition of leading UK, EU and international companies, including, Acciona, Coca-Cola Enterprises, EDF Energy, Shell, Tesco and Unilever, today welcomed the third part of the 5th Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change (IPCC), Mitigation of Climate Change.