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High-level Event: Roundtable on Competitiveness Sustainability with a focus upon the role of a circular economy. 21 February 2022

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.

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.

High-level Event: Roundtable on Competitiveness Sustainability in the context of the Fit for 55 negotiations. 1 December 2021 | Corporate Leaders Groups

1 December 2021

This high-level event followed the November Competitiveness Council and its discussions on the Fit for 55 report and the aftermath of COP26. This is a key moment to highlight how Europe can secure a green transition whilst ensuring its competitiveness.

Events: Corporate Leaders Groups at COP26, Glasgow, 1-12 November

21 October 2021

The CLGs are organising a series of events to mobilise concrete action and to leverage and scale up best practice around the world for a net zero economy. Here are the events we are hosting at venues in the centre of Glasgow during COP26.

Event: Green Growth Summit 2021: 5 October 2021, 14.15-17.15 (CET)

20 September 2021

The 2021 Green Growth Summit took place virtually on 5 October at a crucial time when the EU and its partners have the unique opportunity to transform their economies and societies to adequately respond to the climate emergency while providing economic and social benefits in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Event: Unpacking the Fit for 55 Package: perspectives and next steps, 16 July 2021

1 July 2021

This webinar was an opportunity for high-level representatives from the Green Growth Group, Members of the European Parliament and business to provide initial reactions to the publication of the Package and formulate recommendations on the way forward to achieve climate objectives and the transition towards a prosperous, competitive and climate neutral Europe.

Event: Bridging the Gap: UK business and policy leadership for net zero, 23 June 2021

1 June 2021

This webinar took place on Wednesday 23 June, 10-11am (BST). It formally launched the Bridging the Gap recommendations report through a webinar exploring the challenges and opportunities for the UK to demonstrate climate leadership through the Net Zero Strategy to ensure it is on track to meet its ambitious medium and long term targets.


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