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CLG brings together Romanian business leaders and policymakers to seize low carbon opportunities

16 June 2017 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) today joined with senior politicians, policymakers, business leaders and civil society from across Romania to explore some of the challenges and opportunities on the European and Romanian low carbon agenda.

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CLG hosts debate with business and policy leaders on how to build an industrial strategy that is fit for the future

29 March 2017 – The discussion was facilitated at a Parliamentary event bringing together business and Government, co-hosted by the Chair of the BEIS Select Committee Iain Wright MP, fellow Committee member Chris White MP and Jill Duggan, Director, CLG.

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CLG’s postcard from the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22)

1 December 2016 – The 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Marrakesh, Morocco, in November.

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Business leaders call for long-term planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Climate Agreement

16 November 2016 – New policy briefing, Future Proofing: Sustainable plans for prosperous economies, from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leadership Group (CLG) in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and We Mean Business, highlights the importance of long-term policy planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and outlines key characteristics of business friendly long-term plans.

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Driving EU innovation in the transition to a zero carbon economy

16 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business leaders and Ministers from across the EU have come together to discuss the innovation needed to transition to a zero carbon economy at an event hosted jointly by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and We Mean Business.

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Media advisory: Business and subnational leaders’ perspectives on 2050 strategies

14 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business and subnational leaders will present their vision for long-term climate plans at a press briefing on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at the COP22 climate change conference.

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Press release: Ambitious corporate action driving delivery of Paris goals

9 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Private sector leaders have come together to call for countries to fully implement their NDCs through domestic legislation at the COP22 Business & Industry day, hosted jointly by CDP and the We Mean Business coalition in partnership with the UN Global Compact and CGEM.

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Event: CLG and CISL at COP22, 7–18 November 2016, Marrakech

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) will be present and active at COP22, marking the first meeting of Parties to the Paris Agreement following its entry into force on 4 November.

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Businesses from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group call for new policy to drive the circular economy

12 August 2016 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, with guests from Business in the Community and the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment, hold high-level talks on policy needed to drive the circular economy.

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The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) supports Latin America’s drive for competitive low carbon growth

8 July 2016 – Following the implementation of the first carbon tax in South America, the Government of Chile, with the support of CISL and the World Bank Group convened a high-level meeting on how to progress low carbon development objectives in the region.

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News: COP21 opens with a message from HRH The Prince of Wales

30 November 2015 – COP21 international climate talks in Paris opened this morning with speeches from outgoing COP20 President and Peruvian Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, this year’s COP21 President, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Report: The business brief: Shaping a catalytic Paris Agreement

26 November 2015 – A new We Mean Business report sets out 8 asks for COP21 to turn the Paris agreement from a diplomatic settlement into a catalytic instrument for business leadership.

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Events: The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group at COP21

30 November–12 December 2015: We’ll be supporting a strong climate agreement in Paris throughout a series of events during the two weeks of COP21.

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Event: Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform – The missing piece of the climate change puzzle

On 30 November 2015, the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group join forces to handover the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Communiqué on the opening day of COP21, in the presence of Heads of Governments and business leaders.

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News: The Prince of Wales to attend COP21 in Paris, 30 November 2015

29 October 2015 – The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from President Hollande of France to deliver a keynote speech on 30 November at the Opening Ceremony of COP21 otherwise known as "Paris 2015". COP21 is the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Carbon Expo, Barcelona

26–28 May 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) supports the world’s largest professional trade fair and summit on carbon markets and pricing systems, climate finance, and technology incentives.

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Business & Climate Summit, May 20–21, Paris

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), through its Corporate Leaders Group, is an official partner of the Business & Climate Summit.

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Video: why should business show leadership for the future on climate change?

The Corporate Leaders Group, business leaders, policymakers and academics recognise the need for bold business leadership ahead of and beyond the crucial UN climate talks in Paris in December.

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The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group marks 10 years of business leadership

27 January 2015 – More than 300 business leaders, policymakers, academics and environmentalists gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), and to recognise the leading role business has to play in tackling climate change in the future.

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Business representatives from the CLG and Green Growth Platform meet with Members of the European Parliament

3 December 2014 – The representatives met the MEPs in the European Parliament to make the case for a low carbon economy as MEPs settle into their new five-year mandate. The businesses, including 3M, BT, Doosan Power, EDF Energy, Ikea, Novozymes, Shell and Unilever, enjoyed a dynamic conversation with a cross-party selection of MEPs who congratulated the cross-sectoral group for coming forward with sound evidence.

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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group at UNFCCC COP20, Lima

3 December 2014 – The Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the Corporate Leaders Network for Climate Action (CLN) are preparing for an exciting week of climate discussions in Lima, Peru this month. The groups will be represented at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP), amongst Ministers, negotiators, business, finance, and civil society climate leaders from across the globe. The 20th COP is an essential milestone on the way to securing a definitive global agreement in Paris at the end of 2015.

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TATRA SUMMIT Conference, the New EU Political Cycle: Addressing the Growth Agenda

12–13 November 2014, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Director of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group attended the TATRA SUMMIT Conference

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CLG in the press

24 September 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG)'s activities in and around the New York Climate Summit

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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group at Climate Week, New York

23 September 2014 – The Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) will be represented at the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate Summit, amongst Heads of State, Government, business, finance, and civil society climate leaders from across the globe.

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Video of HRH The Prince of Wales delivered at Climate Week, New York

23 September 2014 – The patron of the Corporate Leaders Group, HRH The Prince of Wales, delivered a video message on the opening day of Climate Week in New York.

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