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Renovation Roadmap: Making Europe’s homes fit for the 21st Century
April 2018 – This report draws on insights and experience from 12 businesses who are members of the CLG and its close network and are involved in energy-efficiency renovation of buildings. It highlights the importance of renovating EU homes at scale in order to deliver on the Paris Agreement and take advantage of the associated economic opportunities, and identifies the current barriers to a higher renovation rate as well as promising schemes and experimentations across the EU. It puts forward recommendations for EU Member States and local governments to address these barriers and make the most of this opportunity.
Located in Reports, Evidence and Insights
Electric avenue: The future of road transport in Europe
November 2017 – This report draws together insights from businesses and industry experts to map the trends toward electrification and automation in the road transport sector. It seeks to make a high-level assessment of the implications and opportunities for European businesses, as well as what policymakers need to do to respond to these trends.
Located in Reports, Evidence and Insights
Aiming for Zero: Long-term certainty for economic prosperity
12 September 2018 – The Paris Agreement is a historic landmark for both international diplomacy and action on climate change. The Agreement sets out an ambition, and a framework, to limit climate change and global temperature rise to well below 2°C, with efforts to limit this to 1.5 °C. To be Paris compliant, and to have any hope of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 °C, it is clear from the latest science that global emissions must now fall to net-zero as early as possible in the second half of this century. For developed economies such as the EU’s, whose leadership is essential in this, the achievement of net zero emissions must therefore be by 2050 at the latest.
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Aiming for Zero: A growing business movement
9 September 2018 – Business leaders can share their insights and experience to inform policy and regulation; they can also shape public expectations on how sustainable growth can be advanced. This briefing aims to support companies to engage more meaningfully in the net zero debate.
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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group’s co-chairs
Colin Matthews, non-executive Chairman of EDF Energy and Peter Simpson, Chief Executive of Anglian Water Group were nominated co-chairs of the Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) in February 2020. In their roles as co-chairs, Colin and Peter advise on the strategic development of CLG and help to represent the interests and concerns of the group’s business leaders.
Located in Corporate Leaders Group UK
21st century energy: Business reflections on renewables in Europe
April 2017 – This report brings together business stories and interviews with companies with an interest in renewable energy. It focuses on EU policies on renewable energy and industry’s role in innovating to deliver it.
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Blog: Hot air won’t power our green recovery – the time for action is now
16 July 2020 - Peter Simpson, Chief Executive of Anglian Water and co-chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, makes the case for business to step up and build a green recovery by acting on ambition.
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Blog: Green growth - investing in low carbon infrastructure
16 July 2020 - Colin Matthews, Chairman of EDF Energy and co-chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, urges UK organisations to commit to rebuilding the economy and tackling climate change.
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