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Aiming for Zero: Business leadership for a net zero economy

 

Prompted by the Paris Agreement and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a faster pace, governments across the world are reviewing their initial ambitions, and looking at what is required to deliver on the goal of ‘net zero’ emissions. Achieving this goal requires further discussion, with every sector and region involved. Business has a unique and crucial role to play, and as public debates gather momentum at national, European and international levels, businesses will be expected to change their operations in order to deliver on this vision.

The Corporate Leaders Groups are calling on governments to set net zero goals in line with the Paris Agreement, and are working to lead their business peers to work with governments on what a net zero economy could look like.

More than 170 business leaders and investors urge EU heads of state to set higher 2030 emissions reduction targets

As the European Commission sits down to discuss proposals for a new 2030 emissions target in time for the State of the Union address tomorrow (Wednesday Sept 16), more than 170 European businesses, investors and business networks, including Microsoft, IKEA, Deutsche Bank, Unilever, H&M, Google, EDF, Signify and Apple are calling on EU leaders to back the ambition set out in the European Green Deal and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 per cent by 2030.

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Event: Corporate Leaders Groups at Climate Week NYC, 21-27 September

Climate Week NYC takes place alongside the UN General Assembly and brings together international leaders from business, government and civil society to showcase global climate action. Find out more about the involvement of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group and CLG Europe below.

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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group to join witness panel for examination of Committee on Climate Change Progress Report

On Thursday 2 July 2020, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee will examine the Committee on Climate Change 2020 Progress Report and will take evidence from three witness panels, including from the Climate Assembly, the Committee on Climate Change, and a panel of business groups, which includes the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and the CBI.

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Green recovery knowledge hub

June 2020 – This knowledge hub includes thought leadership from the Corporate Leaders Group Europe and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on how policymakers and business leaders can back a green economic recovery that puts Europe and the UK on the path towards economic renewal and climate neutrality.

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How the EU Industrial Strategy and Circular Economy Action Plan can support the decarbonisation of European industry

27 May 2020 – Explore the key elements of the EU Industrial Strategy and the Circular Economy Action Plans that can help drive forward the decarbonisation of industry in alignment with net zero emissions by 2050 whilst simultaneously strengthening the competitiveness of EU industry.

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CLG Europe urges EU to maintain its climate ambition

7 May 2020 – The Director of CLG Europe, Eliot Whittington, has written to the Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today to underline that CLG Europe continues to strongly support the EU’s climate ambition and the Green Deal as the EU’s growth strategy.

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