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Blog: How do we make a net-zero carbon economy the new normal?

12 June 2018 – As the EU Talanoa Dialogue and the Petersburg Dialogue kicks off a busy month for EU climate action, Eliot Whittington, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, explains why now is the time for the EU to show its colours on legislation currently under consideration and make a net-zero carbon economy the new normal.

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Letter from the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group urges UK and EU27 to meet Paris climate commitments in Brexit negotiations

A letter from leading European and UK companies and investors urges both the UK and EU27 to commit to continuing to work together to meet the commitments set out in the Paris Agreement, in any future relationship. It says “As leading European and UK companies and investors, we recognise that climate change poses one of the greatest long-term threats to our economies and societies. We strongly urge both the UK and EU27 to commit to continuing to work together to meet the commitments set out in the Paris Agreement, in any future relationship.”

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Blog: Buildings renovation: low hanging fruit for emissions savings

19 April 2018 – Eliot Whittington, Director, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on the need for the EU to take action on buildings if it is to retain its leadership position in tackling climate change.

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UK government pledges to seek advice from independent advisors in order to meet Paris Agreement commitments

18 April 2018 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group welcomes announcement made by the UK government setting out measures to examine how they plan to raise long-term climate change targets to align with the Paris Agreement.

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Voluntary approach to buildings' energy efficiency not working; legislation needed, say companies

17 April 2018 – There are enormous opportunities to make Europe’s buildings more energy efficient, create jobs and reduce carbon emissions in line with international commitments, but current policy is not ambitious enough, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Leading businesses interviewed for the report say member states must legislate to ensure renovation happens.

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Multiannual Financial Framework Statement

14 March 2018 – On Monday 05 March, 14 Environment Ministers forming the Green Growth Group published a statement on the importance of mainstreaming climate in the future EU budget after 2020 (the Multiannual Financial Framework - MFF).

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