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Business leadership for a climate neutral economy

Events: Corporate Leaders Groups at COP26, Glasgow, 1-12 November

21 October 2021

The CLGs are organising a series of events to mobilise concrete action and to leverage and scale up best practice around the world for a net zero economy. Here are the events we are hosting at venues in the centre of Glasgow during COP26.

More than 80 UK businesses urge Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver coherent climate strategy in countdown to COP26

17 September 2021

20 September 2021 - With just over 40 days to go until the UN climate summit more than 80 UK businesses, including BT, Coca-Cola, Tesco, Anglian Water, JLL, Santander, Unilever, the Co-op and Heathrow are calling on Boris Johnson to show strong domestic leadership that can help deliver global progress on climate change...

Bridging the Gap: UK business and policy leadership for net zero

17 June 2021

23 June 2021 – A new report from the UK Corporate Leaders Group (CLG UK) sets out steps for how business and government can work together to bridge the gap between present action and necessary ambition.

Six months out from COP26 new business group alliance launches as more than 100 big UK businesses sign up to accelerate Race to Zero

29 April 2021

29 April 2021 - The UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero (BGA) formally launches six months before COP26 with the aim of increasing ambition to achieve a net zero UK by 2050 at the latest. The alliance draws together some of the most ambitious and proactive business groups and organisations to work and think together, working collaboratively with the UK Government and other stakeholders.

Blog: Business must show support for government progress towards a climate resilient economy – it's our responsibility to act now

17 December 2020

18 December 2020 - Peter Simpson, Chief Executive of Anglian Water and co-chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on why the business community has its own responsibility to act, and must give the government confidence to provide bold action towards a climate resilient economy.

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group welcomes Prime Minister’s new Ten Point Plan as a ‘good step forward for climate action’

18 November 2020

18 November 2020 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson released details of his Ten Point Plan for a UK green recovery yesterday evening. The roadmap towards decarbonisation of the economy and regeneration of nature comes one year before the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit. 

Companies, business groups and investors call on UK Prime Minister to deliver strong Paris Agreement pledge and urge businesses to join the campaign

30 October 2020

1 December 2020 - In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change companies, business groups and investors are calling on Boris Johnson to announce a substantial emissions commitment.

Blog: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are vital to UK decarbonisation – how do we meaningfully engage them?

8 October 2020

8 October 2020 – Beverley Cornaby, Senior Programme Manager, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group reflects on how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can help shift the UK economy towards net zero by 2050.

Lloyds Banking Group re-joins The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

19 August 2020

May 2020 – Lloyds Banking Group, the UK’s largest financial services group, has re-joined as full member The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), a cross-sectoral business leadership group convened across the UK in support of a climate neutral economy.

Salesforce joins CLG Europe and The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

30 July 2020

July 2020 – Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age, is the latest organisation to join as a full member of both CLG Europe and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), two cross-sectoral business leadership groups convened across the EU and the UK in support of a climate neutral economy.