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Read more at: High-level webinar: Unpacking the Fit for 55 Package: perspectives and next steps, 16 July 2021

High-level webinar: Unpacking the Fit for 55 Package: perspectives and next steps, 16 July 2021

21 July 2021 - Organised with the support of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), this virtual event was an opportunity for representatives of the Green Growth Group, Members of the European Parliament and business to provide initial reactions to the publication of the Fit for 55 Package by the European Commission on 14 July, exchange perspectives and formulate recommendations on the way forward to achieve climate objectives and the transition towards a prosperous, competitive and climate neutral Europe.


Read more at: UK Business Climate Leaders' Summit: how can UK businesses take action on the road to COP26?
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UK Business Climate Leaders' Summit: how can UK businesses take action on the road to COP26?

16 July 2021 - On the 1 st July 2021, in its role as chair of the UK Business Group Alliance on Net Zero (BGA), the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) hosted a UK Business Climate Leaders Summit. With only a few months until the major COP26 climate summit, speakers and panellists showcased and discussed concrete action that UK businesses can take to help the UK achieve targets by committing to Race to Zero.


Read more at: CLG Europe rapid reaction to EU Fit for 55% package
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CLG Europe rapid reaction to EU Fit for 55% package

14 July 2021 - Today the European Commission released its flagship ‘Fit for 55’ package of climate and energy legislation to deliver its 2030 targets. CLG Europe has carried out a first evaluation of key areas of the proposals.


Read more at: Business leaders call on EU for effective and coherent “Fit for 55% package” that delivers EU leadership on climate and the net zero transition

Business leaders call on EU for effective and coherent “Fit for 55% package” that delivers EU leadership on climate and the net zero transition

30 June 2021 - In an open letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and further key EU policymakers, CLG Europe members and business network partners, are calling on the EU to seize this opportunity and demonstrate leadership in the run up to the COP26 summit.


Read more at: Bridging the Gap: what can business and government do to accelerate the race to zero?

Bridging the Gap: what can business and government do to accelerate the race to zero?

29 June 2021 - This week CLG UK published a new report Bridging the Gap: UK business and policy leadership for net zero.


Read more at: Blog: How transitioning towards a more sustainable food system plays a key role in meeting the EU’s climate goals

Blog: How transitioning towards a more sustainable food system plays a key role in meeting the EU’s climate goals

28 June 2021 - As the European Union gets close to agreeing on the reform of the Common Agricultural policy, Eliot Whittington, Director of the European Corporate Leaders Group, writes about the need to create more sustainable food systems in Europe that align with the Green Deal and enhanced climate ambitions.