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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.

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 UK support UK government in keeping 1.5C alive

10 December 2023

10 December 2023 – 25 UK businesses, business groups and investors have urgently come together during COP28 to deliver a shared a statement in support of the UK Government COP28 negotiation which aims to keep 1.5C alive.

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.

Businesses urge the Chancellor to use the upcoming Autumn Statement to provide a coherent, proportionate, and robust response to the global race to net zero

7 November 2023

07 November 2023 - Senior leaders from UK businesses including Amazon, Unilever, Zurich Insurance, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, AVEVA, Salesforce and Nestle are calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use the Autumn Statement to clearly set out what the government’s priorities are for net zero industries and technologies.

Business and investor networks call for robust Nature Restoration Law to align EU’s nature and climate ambitions

29 March 2023

15 May 2023 - Over fifteen business and investor networks have written a letter to the European Parliament’s Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries Committees urging them to support the EU Nature Restoration Law.

Leading business and investor networks call for ambitious reform of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

16 January 2023

17 January 2023 - Three leading business, corporate and investor networks focused on climate change – the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) , Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) Europe and Climate Group – came together with over a dozen European business associations and investor networks in a letter to the European Parliament calling for ambitious reform of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). 10 March 2023, this letter has been shared with all Members of the European Parliament ahead of the plenary vote on 14 March.

More than 100 business and finance leaders urge new Prime Minister to strengthen economy by prioritising response to climate and nature crises

21 September 2022

21 September 2022 - UK CEOs of businesses and finance institutions, including Amazon, the Co-op, Signify, Zurich Insurance, Coca-Cola, Bupa, IKEA, Siemens, BNP Paribas, Sky and Aviva, are calling on Prime Minister Liz Truss to build economic resilience through delivery of net zero emissions and restoring nature.

Business groups call on Conservative leadership candidates to maintain UK's progress on tackling climate change

12 July 2022

13 July 2022 - Business groups representing thousands of UK businesses, including Lloyds Banking Group, Amazon, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Signify, Scottish Power and Thames Water are calling on Tory leadership candidates to accelerate the clean energy transition and keep up UK progress on climate change.

CLG Europe letter to the Competitiveness Council reflects on the importance of discussion on Strategic Industrial Ecosystems and the Green Transition at the June Competitiveness Council

23 June 2022

24 June 2022 – CLG Europe Director Eliot Whittington sent a letter to the Competitiveness Council reflecting on the discussion around the Strategic Industrial Ecosystems and Empowering Consumers on the Green Transition