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Event: 'Accelerating the transition towards climate neutrality through business and political action - A CEE region perspective', Thursday 16 June, 14.00-16.00 CET

19 May 2022

Register for our virtual event: ‘Accelerating the transition towards climate neutrality through business and political action – A CEE region perspective’ On behalf of CLG Europe in association with Change for the Better. Thursday, 16 June 14.00-16.00 CEST (online).

CLG Europe’s rapid response to the REPowerEU Plan

18 May 2022

18 May 2022 - The European Commission has today (Wednesday May 18) released its REPowerEU Plan and supporting documents to reduce the EU’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels in response to the invasion of Ukraine and fast forward the green transition. CLG Europe welcomes the increased ambition and momentum on renewables and energy efficiency. However, the business leaders group underlines that new investment must be focused on the green transition, rather than new gas infrastructure.

Blog: Net Zero in troubled times: our route to a strong and resilient economy

1 April 2022

1 April 2022 - Eliot Whittington, Director of the Corporate Leaders Groups, considers why it is more important than ever that we stay on track for net zero, to create strong and resilient economies around the world.

High-level event: ‘Building a Circular & Climate Neutral Economy: Reaction to the March Circular Economy Package’ On behalf of CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce. 1 April.

21 March 2022

This high-level webinar event gathers reactions from key players to the release of the Circular Economy Package I on 30th March on topics including the Sustainable Products Initiative, Textile strategy, Right to repair and Construction.

High-level Event: Roundtable on Competitiveness Sustainability with a focus upon the role of a circular economy. 21 February 2021

10 March 2022

In February, CLG Europe held a roundtable discussion with the European Commission, Member States and business representatives. This discussion focused upon the role of a circular economy, and how this can support our aims in both relieving stresses on our requirements for Raw Materials, whilst also building a sustainable, competitive economy that is fit for meeting the multiple challenges of growth and climate neutrality. This discussion took place ahead of the February Competitivenesss Council.

Blog: Ignore the net zero sceptics - the UK needs a national conversation on climate action and resilience

2 March 2022

2 March 2022 - Look at the climate impacts we are seeing and tell me with a straight face we don't need to act now, says Peter Simpson, Chief Executive of Anglian Water and co-Chair of the UK Corporate Leaders Group.

Event report: Business networks for a Climate Neutral Economy - Stimulating progressive business action with the Fit for 55 Package

28 February 2022

1 March 2022 - Business networks from across Europe recently came together with policymakers to have a positive exchange on how businesses can support Europe’s transition towards climate neutrality. This event allowed all participants to have a constructive exchange on how the Fit for 55 Package can deliver the transition towards a climate neutral and prosperous EU, including by supporting businesses to develop and scale up these practices.

High-level event: ‘The EU Sustainable Products Policy Framework: Changing the Game or Missing the Point?’ On behalf of CLG Europe and GLOBE EU. Monday 28 February, 16.00 – 17.30 CET (Online).

22 February 2022

This high-level webinar brought together key players across business, academia, and policymaking to discuss the need for a systematic approach to advancing circular design solutions.

Event: Green Growth Partnership Webinar on the Carbon Pricing, 14 March 2022, 10.30 – 13.00 CET

18 February 2022

14 March 2022 - The high-level decision makers from Member States and the European Parliament, leading businesses, researchers, and NGOs came together for the Green Growth Partnership webinar on 14 March and had a fruitful exchange on the role of carbon pricing in the Fit for 55 Package and reducing emissions globally.

High-level event: Launch of the Sustainable Products Initiative Policy Briefing on behalf of the Materials and Products Taskforce. 16 December

10 December 2021

Learn more about how CLG’s new Materials and Products Taskforce is driving forward conversations on the role of low carbon materials & products in the wider climate debate.

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