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UK government pledges to seek advice from independent advisors in order to meet Paris Agreement commitments

18 April 2018 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group welcomes announcement made by the UK government setting out measures to examine how they plan to raise long-term climate change targets to align with the Paris Agreement.

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Voluntary approach to buildings' energy efficiency not working; legislation needed, say companies

17 April 2018 – There are enormous opportunities to make Europe’s buildings more energy efficient, create jobs and reduce carbon emissions in line with international commitments, but current policy is not ambitious enough, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Leading businesses interviewed for the report say member states must legislate to ensure renovation happens.

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

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.

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Letter from the CLG to the European Council

7 March 2018 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group has written to EU Heads of State or Government asking them to ensure that the next EU budget post-2020 is aligned with Europe’s climate goals as expressed in the Paris Agreement.

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Blog: Put your foot down: why Europe needs to do more to support cleaner transport

17 November 2017 – With transport accounting for a quarter of global energy-related emissions, Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, outlines the need for Europe to pick up the pace in move towards low carbon transport.

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Changes in transport offer challenges and opportunities for EU business and policy

11 November 2017 – Electrification and automation are among the dramatic changes in the way transport is designed, operated and consumed that will have profound effects on our lives. Leading European companies are anticipating and responding, but unless policymakers invest and regulate to make the most of these opportunities, Europe will be left behind, according to a report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, launched today at the UN Climate Change conference in Bonn.

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CLG and CISL activities at COP23, Bonn, 6–17 November 2017

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) will be present and active at COP23, where Parties will meet to advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and achieve progress on its implementation guidelines.

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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group responds to launch of UK government Clean Growth Strategy

13 October 2017 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) has responded to the launch of the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, welcoming the potential support it could provide to business in the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Blog: Finding joy in the post-industrial age

4 October 2017 – Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on shifting consumer patterns in the 21st century as consumers increasingly choose experience over ownership and what this means for business leaders and policymakers.

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Blog: Make or break time: will the Commission make Europe a true industrial and climate leader?

3 October 2017 – Seppo Parvi is Chief Financial Officer of Stora Enso, a provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wood construction and paper and member of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Here he reflects on the importance of ‘circular economy’ reforms to help Europe achieve its objectives on business and climate leadership.

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