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Event: Green Growth Summit 2023, 10 October 13:15 – 17.45 CET (Hybrid)

28 July 2023

The 2023 Green Growth Summit will bring together high-level Member State representatives from the Green Growth Group, the EU institutions, and business. The Summit will mark the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the Green Growth Partnership (GGP).

Report launch event: ‘Embracing Circularity: A Pathway for Strengthening the Critical Raw Materials Act’. Monday 17 July, 09:30 – 11:30 CEST (Hybrid).

4 July 2023

Our high-level event was centred around the launch of the new report “ Embracing circularity: A pathway for strengthening the Critical Raw Materials Act ” on the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA). The report is authored by CLG Europe’s Taskforce for Climate Neutral and Circular Materials and Products , in association with the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy .

Event: Circular Savings: Business perspectives on energy savings through circular practices, 10 May 2023  

4 May 2023

Register for our High-level event: ‘Circular Savings: Business perspectives on energy savings through circular practices’ On behalf of CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce. Wednesday, 10th May 11.00-12.00 CEST (Online). 

Event: Nature Restoration Law - Sowing the seeds for the EU’s economic resilience and competitiveness, 24 May 12.30-14.00 CET (Hybrid)

24 April 2023

This event was co-hosted by MEP Pascal Canfin (RENEW), Chair of the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) and MEP César Luena (S&D), Rapporteur of the EU Nature Restoration Law, and will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels.

High-level event: ‘Building a Circular & Climate Neutral Economy: Reaction to the November Circular Economy Package’ On behalf of CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce. Wednesday, 1st February 10.00-11.30 CET (Online).

13 January 2023

The European Commission released its latest set of circular economy policies on 30 November 2022. This included key files such as the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation. The purpose of this event was to react to the release of these pieces of legislation and provide a space for key stakeholders to give initial responses to the new legislative initiatives, including policymakers, businesses and third sector organisations. The focus of this event was on the new policies and how they fit into the wider movement towards a more circular European economy. The event offered a collective space to discuss the policies whilst also giving a progressive business view. This event was hosted by CLG Europe’s Taskforce on Climate Neutral and Circular Materials and Products. The Taskforce was launched with the aim of driving forward policy action on sustainable materials by bringing together a group of progressive businesses across sectors and value chains.

Events: Corporate Leaders Groups at COP27, Sharm El-Sheikh, 6-18 November 2022

29 November 2022

Over the two weeks of COP27, CLG Europe and CLG UK hosted a series of discussions and high-level events on business and policy leadership issues to draw on best practice and mobilise concrete action to step up short-term climate action and achieve net zero. Issues explored included the energy transition, national business...

High Level COP27 Event: "Accelerating the energy transition as a response to the climate and energy crises", Monday 14 November 2022 at 14.00 – 15.00 (GMT+2)

14 November 2022

At this High-Level Event, the European Corporate Leaders Group is bringing together high-level business leaders, experts, and decision makers, including the EU Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson and IEA’s Chief Energy Economist Tim Gould to discuss the acceleration of clean energy transition as a response to today’s dual climate and energy crises and the role of businesses in this transition.

Event: Green Growth Summit 2022, Monday 10 October, 12.30 - 16.30 (CET) (Hybrid Event)

18 July 2022

The annual Green Growth Summit took place on 10 October 2022 in the context of the EU moving rapidly to reduce its dependency on Russian fossil fuels and address soaring energy prices and run up to COP27. The Summit brought together Environment, Climate and Energy Ministers, State Secretaries, Ambassadors, Members of the European Parliament and business leaders, to discuss how to ensure an ambitious outcome of the negotiations and implementation of the ‘Fit for 55 Package’, in parallel to the REPowerEU Plan, and reflect on how the EU could show global leadership in climate action and clean energy transition.

High-level event: ‘Digital Product Passport: the ticket to achieving a climate neutral and circular European economy?’ On behalf of CLG Europe’s Materials & Products Taskforce and Wuppertal Institute. Tuesday 12 July, 10.00 – 11.30 CEST (Hybrid).

29 June 2022

Learn more about the potentially powerful role of Digital Product Passports in increasing circularity and creating markets for low-carbon materials and products. This high-level event will be centred around the launch of a new report on the Digital Products Passport (DPP).


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