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Jill Duggan announced as new Director of The Corporate Leaders Group

8 June 2016 – Jill Duggan has joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) as Director of Policy and Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

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Corporate Leaders Group unites with trade unions and civil society to demand higher ambition on climate action from EU leaders

20 April 2016 – As Ministers and Heads of State travel to New York for the signing of the Paris Agreement, the CLG joins with the European Trade Union Confederation and Climate Action Network Europe to demand that EU legislation is aligned with the Paris Agreement.

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Budget 2016: Corporate Leaders Group Deputy Director Eliot Whittington’s response to the Chancellor’s Budget

17 March 2016 – The Budget for the next generation missed the opportunity to inspire a low carbon vision for the UK despite having some positive steps in the right direction.

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Letter sent to the Chancellor ahead of the Budget

14 March 2016 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) calls for the Chancellor to commit to a thriving low carbon UK plc in his 2016 Budget.

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Low carbon Business Compendium published

3 March 2016 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group contributes to the second low carbon Business Compendium five years on from the first. The Compendium brings together the ambitions and achievements of nearly 30 European businesses showing the progress they have made so far in tackling climate change and moving towards a low carbon economy.

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European business, local authorities, civil society and trade unions want EU leaders to live up to their Paris commitments

2 March 2016 – Today a major new coalition of businesses, cities, trade unions and NGO, are calling on EU leaders to act on the Paris Agreement and ensure that EU climate policies are coherent with its goals.

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Press release: Businesses call for bold reform of Emissions Trading System to raise carbon price

17 February 2016 – Today, heads of some of Europe’s largest businesses called for decisive reform to the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), as a vital first step to demonstrate commitment to delivering the ambition enshrined in the Paris Agreement.

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Blog: Business as usual is dead: How businesses are transcending boundaries to fight climate change

26 January 2016 – Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and Senior Adviser at WBCSD, reflects on the outcome of COP21 and calls on businesses to take a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Blog: Climate change in the UK: a growing public concern

14 January 2016 – A warm and wet UK winter has increased public awareness of the devastating impacts of climate change, argues David Webb. Combined with a successful outcome at COP21 in Paris last month, this could help the irresistible shift towards a low carbon economy.

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