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The Green Growth Partnership (GGP) is a joint initiative between members of CLG Europe and ministers of the Green Growth Group (GGG). It provides a forum to promote positive exchange between progressive European governments and businesses, with regular involvement of like-minded parliamentarians, and other key stakeholders and opinion formers, determined to support the development of a climate neutral and prosperous Europe.

 

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High-level webinar: Unpacking the Fit for 55 Package: perspectives and next steps, 16 July 2021

21 July 2021

21 July 2021 - Organised with the support of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), this virtual event was an opportunity for representatives of the Green Growth Group, Members of the European Parliament and business to provide initial reactions to the publication of the Fit for 55 Package by the European Commission on 14 July, exchange perspectives and formulate recommendations on the way forward to achieve climate objectives and the transition towards a prosperous, competitive and climate neutral Europe.

Event: Unpacking the Fit for 55 Package: perspectives and next steps, 16 July 2021

1 July 2021

This webinar was an opportunity for high-level representatives from the Green Growth Group, Members of the European Parliament and business to provide initial reactions to the publication of the Package and formulate recommendations on the way forward to achieve climate objectives and the transition towards a prosperous, competitive and climate neutral Europe.

Webinar series 2020: Greening the economic recovery in line with climate neutrality

24 July 2020

In 2020, the Green Growth Partnership organised a a series of events on ‘Greening the economic recovery in line with climate neutrality: From commitments to action’. Webinar recordings Launch webinar: Greening the economic recovery in line with climate neutrality: From commitments to action -...

Ministers and business set the course towards a climate neutral EU by 2050 at the Green Growth Summit

4 December 2019

The 2019 GGP Summit ‘Achieving a prosperous and climate neutral future: From vision to reality’, brought together high-level representatives from EU Member States, including Ministers and State Secretaries, the EU institutions, business and civil society to discuss the drivers and conditions for the transition towards a climate neutral economy by 2050.

Business leaders urge the EU to create a new industrial strategy to decarbonise heavy industry

30 September 2019

3 October 2019 – A new policy briefing from Corporate Leaders Group Europe (CLG Europe), a business leadership group convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), sets out approaches for how business can reduce industrial emissions to net-zero by 2050 and calls on EU policymakers to deliver a clean and circular industrial strategy.

Long-term plans and 2050

26 September 2019

December 2017 – The EU GGP secretariat’s work on long-term planning began ahead of COP22 in Marrakech where it released a policy briefing title ‘Future Proofing: Sustainable plans for prosperous economies’.

Future Growth Network dinner – extending the influence of the GGP by developing networks with India, Japan, Australia, the US and South America.

26 September 2019

December 2017 – CISL, in partnership with the EU Green Growth Platform and the CLG, held a closed-doors dinner event on Tuesday 14 November in Bonn during COP23.

Multiannual Financial Framework Statement

26 September 2019

14 March 2018 – On Monday 05 March, 14 Environment Ministers forming the Green Growth Group published a statement on the importance of mainstreaming climate in the future EU budget after 2020 (the Multiannual Financial Framework - MFF).

Green Growth Platform Summit 2018: “From Here to 2050: Building the business case for whole economy long-term strategy”

26 September 2019

26 September 2018 – The Green Growth Platform will host its 2018 Summit on Monday 8 October in Luxembourg ahead of the European Environment Council meeting on 9 October.

A growing wave of support from EU business and policy leaders for a zero emissions future at the Green Growth Summit

24 September 2019

16 October 2018 – The 2018 GGP Summit, ‘From Here to 2050: taking the long-term view for innovation and transformation’ brought together over 80 Ministers, policy makers, key thinkers, and business leaders, alongside EU Commission officials and Members of the European Parliament, to take stock and discuss the opportunities, challenges and next steps to building an economy fit for the 21st century.

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Rt Hon Clare Perry MP, Minister of State for Climate Change and Energy