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Engagement with Policymakers

CLG Europe works to develop solutions on climate change with policymakers and business peers across the world. The group engages at the EU-wide and member-state levels to raise policy ambition and drive the transformation to a low carbon economy, and projects those insights outside Europe by working in partnership on the international stage.

 

Through its Green Growth Partnership, the CLG Europe works closely with the Green Growth Group of EU climate and environment ministers and supportive Members of the European Parliament, as well as maintaining a network of sister groups across the EU. One of the founders of the We Mean Business coalition, for which it provides the EU policy lead, CLG Europe works in partnership with some of the largest business focused organisations in support of climate action.

The cross-sectoral group is able to convene thoughtful and engaged discussions with policymakers, where the challenges and opportunities of securing a sustainable economy can be explored in a setting that is often informal, intimate and in an atmosphere of trust.

Members of CLG Europe are united by a commitment to work towards a sustainable and prosperous future.  The group is diverse enough that its perspectives will not be limited to any one sector or interest. These characteristics and the high quality facilitation provided by the secretariat allow broader, deeper and more focused engagement with policymakers around the actions required to raise climate ambition, build low carbon policy and drive innovation to deliver a low carbon society.

Whilst many of the CLG’s discussions are featured here, some of the most thoughtful and interesting take place in closed discussions that allow a free exchange of ideas, experience and best practice.

 

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Governments urged to ensure ‘trillionth tonne’ of carbon is never emitted

08 April 2014 – Leading global businesses, coordinated by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, today urged governments to put policies in place to prevent the cumulative emission of more than a trillion tonnes of carbon. They warn that failure to limit the stock of carbon in the atmosphere will see the world face unmanageable risks from climate change.

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Business leaders urge action in response to latest scientific report on climate change

31 March 2014 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Groups are calling for urgent action from governments in response to a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, which represents the latest scientific evidence.

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Business leaders urge Europe to keep up ambition on climate

22 January 2014 – A group of leading businesses including Unilever, Skanska, BT, Acciona, Shell, Philips, Lloyds, and Kingfisher today welcomed the European Commission's White Paper on its 2030 Climate and Energy package, which proposes a target of 40% domestic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but warned that current proposals must not be watered down any further.

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'Making the business case for a 2030 energy and climate change policy framework'

18 June 2013 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and Confederation of British Industry hosted a high-level conference on 'Making the business case for a 2030 energy and climate change policy framework' in Brussels.

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