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Blog: Carbon neutrality by 2050 makes sense

8 May 2019 – To stay within the boundaries of the Paris Agreement, Europe needs to accelerate efforts to achieve a carbon neutral future and put climate change at the top of the EU agenda. Frank van der Vloed highlights five key steps that are critical for businesses to make the transition.

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Business leaders urge EU heads of state to signal new economic direction towards net zero by 2050

April 30 2019 – On the eve of the Future of Europe Summit, CEOs from more than 50 businesses, investors and business networks, including Unilever, IKEA and DSM, are calling on the EU to endorse a long-term decarbonisation strategy to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.

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Market opportunities emerge as Central and Eastern Europe race to catch up with EU energy transition, finds new report

March 21 2019 – Regional energy context offers opportunities for companies and policymakers that are distinct from Western Europe, according to The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group.

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Unique coalition calls upon EU to ramp up climate action

18 March 2019 – A unique gathering of businesses, investor groups, local and regional authorities, trade unions and civil society groups, standing together as the Coalition for Higher Ambition, published an open letter calling on the EU to ramp up climate action.

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Event: Corporate Energy Series, Paris, 21–22 May 2019

The inaugural Corporate Energy Series Europe, will explore solutions for corporates to reach 100% renewable electricity. The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group have partnered with Green Power Global to present the event.

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Blog: A long-term vision for a climate neutral EU can jumpstart a faltering European economy

4 March 2019 – Top business leaders believe that the transition to a climate neutral economy will create new opportunities for Europe. As EU energy and environment ministers meet in the coming days, they must realise this and adopt policies for the long-term, say Eliot Whittington, Director, Corporate Leaders Group.

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Business leaders urge member states to endorse net zero by 2050 to secure a competitive future for Europe

18 February 2019 – The Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group has issued a position statement in support of the EU Long Term Strategy and is calling on EU Member States to secure Europe’s competitiveness by prioritising net-zero goals by 2050.

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CLG policy briefing: Ten years of UK climate action under the Climate Change Act

25 January 2019 – This new CLG briefing looks at what has changed in the ten years since the UK Climate Change Act was passed.

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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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