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EU leaders tell Green Growth Summit ‘we are not backtracking’ on climate objectives

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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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.

Green Growth Summit 2019, Luxembourg, 3 October 2019

24 September 2019

CLG Europe is preparing to host the Green Growth Summit which will take place on Thursday 3 October 2019 in Luxembourg in the afternoon.

Blog: Why the EU’s first post-Brexit budget must prioritise investment in climate action

7 March 2018

7 March 2018 – Reflecting on the next EU budget post-Brexit, Eliot Whittington of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, explains why now is the time for the EU to show leadership and unity to drive climate action and make a net-zero carbon economy the new normal.