There were speeches by Patron HRH The Prince of Wales, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey, Unilever CEO Paul Polman, former Kingfisher CEO Sir Ian Cheshire, former President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, and former European Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard.
The speakers reflected on a decade of progress by the CLG and the wider business community in addressing the threat of climate change. Key milestones, outlined in our new infographic, include our early and vocal support for the UK's world-leading Climate Change Act; our calls for ambitious EU climate action; and our work to set a global target for net zero emissions.
The CLG also also launched ook back over the last 10 years of business leadership on climate change: and .
Read HRH The Prince of Wales's speech: Leadership for the future.
Read Edward Davey speech: Prospects for a global deal at the UNFCC climate conference in Paris, December 2015.