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Business leadership for a climate neutral economy

Paulig, Robeco, PKA, Revenga, Haga Initiative and EMZ partners join the call for the EU to set a climate target of at least 90% by 2040 and place climate at the centre of strategic priorities.

13 June 2024

13 June 2024 - Paulig Group, Robeco, PKA, Revenga, Haga Intiative, EMZ, East Capital, Euroheat & Power, Revenga Smart Solutions and CCLA Investment Management joined over 100 businesses and investors calling on the EU to place climate at the centre of the strategy that aims to increase the EU’s competitiveness, resilience and energy security.

CLG Europe's high-level launch event: "The Green Deal and Beyond: A Business Agenda for a Sustainable, Competitive and Resilient Europe". 19th June, 10.00-12.30 CEST, Brussels

7 June 2024

This event is dedicated to the launch of the Corporate Leaders Group Europe (CLG Europe) and We Mean Business Coalition (WMBC) report " The Green Deal and Beyond: A Business Agenda for a Sustainable, Competitive and Resilient Europe ".

Date: 
Wednesday, 19 June, 2024 - 10:00

Business Briefing: Building a New European Competitiveness Deal: Six Tests For A Prosperous, Resilient, Fair And Green Economy.

22 May 2024

22 May 2024 - Securing geopolitical, economic and social stability is a priority for European leaders as they finalise the Strategic Agenda for the next five years. With the EU facing acute challenges to its competitiveness, heads of state have called for a “New European Competitiveness Deal”. Policymakers will have to learn from the past and effectively leverage Europe’s strengths through innovative, inspirational thinking and decisive, joint action.

Business and Investors call on the EU to Set a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target of at least 90% by 2040.

21 March 2024

21 March 2024 - Over 100 businesses and investors signed a joint letter calling on the EU to set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of at least 90% by 2040. A robust climate target and the decarbonisation of our economies will improve the EU’s resilience to shocks, energy security and competitiveness.

Business networks from across Europe call for fossil fuel phase out at COP28

9 December 2023

9 December 2023 - 29 Business organisations representing different sectors and different sizes of businesses from SMEs to multinationals have urgently come together during COP28 shared a statement with European policy makers calling for them to support language during the COP negotiations that will set the world economy on a clear path to a tripling of renewable energy by 2030 the doubling of energy efficiency and a fossil fuel phase out.

Policy Briefing: Inclusive Circularity: Creating decent and fair jobs in the EU

5 December 2023

5 December 2023 - CLG Europe’s Materials & Products Taskforce has released a new report on the importance of the connection between the transition to a circular economy and the creation of decent and inclusive jobs for all.

Nature Narrative Toolkit for Business Climate Leaders

9 November 2023

9 November 2023 - The Nature Narrative Toolkit is a resource for CLG Europe members and business leaders, focusing on how to align climate and nature policies for a sustainable Europe. It offers background information, emphasizes the importance of nature for businesses, outlines CLG Europe's focus areas, and showcases relevant business projects. Essentially, it's a guide for advocacy and discussions on effective nature policies supporting the European Green Deal objectives.

Event: London Circular Economy Week, CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce webinar setting out EU Circular Economy Policy. 17 October 2023

17 October 2023

On 17 October 2023, as part of London Circular Economy Week, CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce hosted a webinar setting out EU Circular Economy Policy.

Date: 
Tuesday, 17 October, 2023 - 10:00 to 11:00

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.

Report: Embracing circularity: A pathway for strengthening the Critical Raw Materials Act

17 July 2023

17 July 2023 - CLG Europe’s Materials & Products Taskforce has released a new report in partnership with the Wuppertal Institute on the importance of better integrating circularity in the EU’s Critical Raw Materials Act.