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Business leadership for a climate neutral economy

21st century energy: Business reflections on renewables in Europe

24 April 2017

April 2017 – This report brings together business stories and interviews with companies with an interest in renewable energy. It focuses on EU policies on renewable energy and industry’s role in innovating to deliver it.

UK Industrial Strategy: Navigating a changing world

19 January 2017

January 2017 – This discussion paper has been commissioned by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group to inform the development of an industrial strategy fit for the 21st century.

Press release: Leading businesses call for tougher EU renewables legislation

28 November 2016

29 November 2016 – Leading businesses have called for more ambitious EU energy legislation to replace the current renewables directive to provide more effective and consistent policy following the conclusions of a report by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

Future Proofing: Sustainable plans for prosperous economies

13 November 2016

November 2016 – This policy briefing highlights the importance of long-term policy planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Agreement and outlines key characteristics of business friendly long-term plans.

Low carbon Business Compendium published

3 March 2016

3 March 2016 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group contributes to the second low carbon Business Compendium five years on from the first. The Compendium brings together the ambitions and achievements of nearly 30 European businesses showing the progress they have made so far in tackling climate change and moving towards a low carbon economy.

Corporate Leaders Group says IPCC report a "wake up call" for businesses – 13 April 2014

15 February 2016

Embargoed: 11:00 CET, 13 April 2014 IPCC report ‘a wake up call’ says Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group A coalition of leading UK, EU and international companies, including, Acciona, Coca-Cola Enterprises, EDF Energy, Shell, Tesco and Unilever, today welcomed the third part of the 5 th Assessment Report from the...

A Low Carbon Energy Union is the answer to energy security and climate challenges –18 June 2014

15 February 2016

For immediate release: 18 June 2014 A Low Carbon Energy Union is the answer to energy security and climate challenges. Expert group offers advice to ministers ahead of European Council A respected group of advisors to ministers and business which includes the IEA, OECD, the EBRD, some members of The Prince of Wales’s...

University of Cambridge report: EU ETS provides competitive advantage and cost efficiencies for ambitious businesses – 9 July 2015

12 February 2016

University of Cambridge report: EU ETS provides competitive advantage and cost efficiencies for ambitious businesses New report: 10 years of Carbon Pricing in Europe: A business perspective LONDON. 9 JULY 2015 Read the report here A new report, out today, finds that the existence of the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) has...

Better Growth, Better Climate – Business Briefing on The New Climate Economy Synthesis Report

12 February 2016

January 2015 and September 2014 – This briefing presents the findings of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate as documented in their New Climate Economy Synthesis Report, ‘Better Growth, Better Climate’ as a short and relevant summary for a business audience.

IPCC report ‘a wake up call’ says The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group

6 October 2015

13 April 2014 – A coalition of leading UK, EU and international companies, including, Acciona, Coca-Cola Enterprises, EDF Energy, Shell, Tesco and Unilever, today welcomed the third part of the 5th Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change (IPCC), Mitigation of Climate Change.