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Event: CLG and CISL at COP24, 2-14 December 2018, Katowice, Poland

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) will be present at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24). This is the most important round of climate negotiations since COP21, aiming to finalise the practical implementation of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

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Blog: How Europe can lead the way to a prosperous, zero carbon economy

28 November 2018 – Eliot Whittington, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group reflects on the EU’s opportunity to become the first major economic region to formally commit to the rapid and complete decarbonisation necessary to create a stronger and more circular economy.

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EU Commission presents vision for achieving a clean planet by 2050

28 November 2018 – Today the European Commission set out its long term vision for a climate neutral and prosperous Europe, aiming to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and contribute to the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Letter from CEOs to UK Prime Minister calls for a net zero emissions goal by 2050

26 November 2018 – Members of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) have written to Prime Minister Theresa May, calling on the UK Government to fulfil the promises made in the Paris Climate Agreement and aim for net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest.

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Letter from the Corporate Leaders Group to the Environment Council on the EU’s climate ambitions

4 October 2018 – The Corporate Leaders Group has published a letter to Environment Ministers outlining why the EU’s leadership is essential in achieving net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest. With this long-term view in place, the EU will inevitably need to upwardly review its interim targets for 2030 to make sure they capture the progress to date and are consistent with these goals.

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Blog: Three outcomes businesses need from Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit

14 September 2018 – Eliot Whittington, Director, Corporate Leaders Group reflects on the three main outcomes required from the Global Climate Action Summit to put the world on track towards a zero carbon future

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Global Climate Action Summit: Governments Must Aim for Net Zero Carbon Emissions Before 2050, Say Business Leaders

12 September 2018 – Leading CEOs back calls from the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group for ambitious targets to inspire transition to a low-carbon economy.

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CISL-EPRG paper on the future of the EU electricity market published in influential academic journal

14 August 2018 – Commissioned by CISL and first published in April 2017, this working paper on the future of the EU electricity market was published in the leading academic journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

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Blog: The drive to net zero emissions should be the next space race

8 August 2018 – With a month to go to the Global Climate Action Summit, Eliot Whittington reflects on the innovation and competition that can emerge from the accelerated pursuit of a net zero emission economy.

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The Climate Change Act at 10 years: Where next for UK ambition?

12 July 2018 – On the ten-year anniversary of the UK Climate Change Act, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group convened a discussion between leading UK businesses and Parliamentarians to explore setting a net zero carbon emissions target for the UK.

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