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Business leadership for a climate neutral economy

Policy Briefing: Raising European Climate Ambition for 2040: A CLG Europe position paper

5 September 2023

05 September 2023 – A new policy briefing from the Corporate Leaders Group Europe calls on the EU to set a 2040 GHG emissions reduction target of at least 90% net reduction compared to 1990 levels.

Policy briefing: Circular Savings - Business perspectives on energy savings through circular practices

9 May 2023

10 May 2023 - Europe is undergoing a deep transformation towards a greener, cleaner economy. There is a systemic shift that is needed. Currently, this is happening too slowly, and greater acceleration is needed if we are to meet our climate objectives. Energy policies can tackle 55% of global emissions, but the circular economy can further tackle the remaining 45% of emissions derived from material production. The Materials & Products Taskforce has released its new policy briefing, building on business insights, on how circular economy practises could enable energy savings.

Policy Briefing: Leading the Way: Identifying the actions government can take to accelerate UK climate action across the economy

2 March 2023

2 March 2023 - A new policy briefing from the UK Corporate Leaders Group (CLG UK) applies a business lens to seven key cross-sectoral and cross-governmental areas which are key to achieving net zero, exploring their challenges, opportunities and impacts on business.

Policy Briefing: Green Circularity: Advancing the EU's climate goals through a Circular Economy

10 November 2022

10 November 2022 - The new Materials and Products policy briefing identifies opportunities and challenges that policymakers can address to ensure that businesses are able to accelerate the transition to a climate neutral and circular economy.

Policy Briefing: The Best of Both Worlds: How tackling cost-of-living and decarbonisation creates win-wins for the UK economy

27 June 2022

27 June 2022 - New research by the UK Corporate Leaders Group indicates policies aiming to address the cost-of-living and energy crises and reduce emissions have better long-term impacts for the economy, environment and society.

Policy Briefing: Accelerating the transition to a climate neutral and circular economy – How the EU can deliver through the Sustainable Products Initiative

16 December 2021

16 December 2021 - The new policy briefing from the Taskforce for climate neutral and circular materials and Products highlights its recommendations for the upcoming Sustainable Products Initiative.

Policy Briefing: Preparing for the storm: The role of UK business and government in improving UK resilience to climate change in the UK

11 November 2021

11 November 2021 - As COP26 focuses on the built environment, the UK Corporate Leaders Group (CLG UK) launches its new report highlighting the role and interaction of business and policy in supporting resilient places.

Policy Briefing: ‘Fit for 55? A progressive business perspective on the EU’s transformative climate package’ analyses the Fit for 55 Package across key sectors.

4 October 2021

4 October 2021 - The new CLG Europe policy briefing identifies gaps to be addressed by policymakers and how business can support the implementation of an ambitious package.

Policy Briefing: Towards a sustainable food future for Europe

11 June 2021

14 June 2021 - CLG Europe’s policy briefing explores how to make food systems more sustainable by looking at solutions from production to consumption and waste, illustrated with best practices from the private sector, and provides recommendations on how EU policies, such as the Farm to Fork Strategy, can contribute to the achievement of the transition towards a sustainable food system at EU and global level.

Reports, Evidence and Insights

8 June 2021

One of the main roles of the Corporate Leaders Group is to develop and document insights from the business community that can help support stronger climate action. These outputs underpin many of the key milestones achieved by the CLG over time. The Corporate Leaders Groups' work covers a range of...