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New report exposes barriers to European market for climate-friendly goods and outlines policy priorities to scale up demand

11 May 2021 - While the clean production, efficient use and recycling of basic materials are essential to make European industry climate neutral, a joint study by Agora Energiewende and CLG Europe published today exposes the barriers that still hold back demand for climate-friendly goods.

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Event: High-level virtual conference: Creating markets for climate neutral materials and the role of EU Industrial policy, 11 May 2021

This webinar was on 11 May between 10.15-12.15 CET, providing an opportunity to learn more about how to create lead markets for climate neutral materials and the EU policy's role in decarbonising heavy industry.

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UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero launch

Six months out from COP26 new business group alliance launches as more than 100 big UK businesses sign up to accelerate Race to Zero

29 April 2021 - The UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero (BGA) formally launches six months before COP26 with the aim of increasing ambition to achieve a net zero UK by 2050 at the latest. The alliance draws together some of the most ambitious and proactive business groups and organisations to work and think together, working collaboratively with the UK Government and other stakeholders.

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Event: Launch of the UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero

The UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero launch event webinar: Six-months to COP26: Accelerating UK business action in the Race to Zero. The launch webinar was on Thursday 29 April, 1.30-2.30pm BST. Business will play a key role in the transition to a net zero economy in the UK and in supporting the COP26 Climate Summit...

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SSE plc joins The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group

April 2021 – SSE plc, a leading generator of renewable electricity in the UK and Ireland and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK, which has also recently been confirmed as a major partner for COP26 is the latest business to join as an affiliate member The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

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News: Over 300 signatures on business and investor open letter calling for stronger US climate action

April 2021 - Coordinated by the We Mean Business Coalition and Ceres, and supported by the Corporate Leaders Groups, a new business and investor letter supports a 2030 climate target for the US of cutting GHG emissions by at least 50 per cent compared to the 2005 levels. 310 business es and investors , including Corporate...

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Ball Corporation joins CLG Europe and The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

March 2021 - Ball Corporation, a leading provider of aluminium packaging for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies, is the latest business to join as a full member of both CLG Europe and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), two cross-sectoral...

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Read more at: Blog: Recovery and Industrial Policy: Getting the EU’s plans in order for a climate and competitive advantage

Blog: Recovery and Industrial Policy: Getting the EU’s plans in order for a climate and competitive advantage

17 March 2021 - Ahead of the expected mid-April revision to the EU Industrial Strategy, Chris Carroll, Programme Manager at the European Corporate Leaders Group, writes about the need to align EU Recovery Plan spending with longer-term industrial policy.

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Director of the Corporate Leaders Groups joins distinguished leaders and peers from around the globe in signing a letter urging President Joe Biden to take bold climate action

25 January 2021 – Eliot Whittington, Director of the Corporate Leaders Groups, has joined 153 leaders from across the world in signing a letter urging US President Joe Biden to be the President “who will lead humanity off the cliff-edge” of the climate crisis and who will take bold climate action to build back better. Read the letter, which appeared in the New York Times on 24 January, 2021, below.

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Blog: Business must show support for government progress towards a climate resilient economy – it's our responsibility to act now

18 December 2020 - Peter Simpson, Chief Executive of Anglian Water and co-chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on why the business community has its own responsibility to act, and must give the government confidence to provide bold action towards a climate resilient economy.

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