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Blog: Business to EU governments: Make Europe’s Industries Great Again

21 June 2017

23 June 2017 – To survive and thrive, Europe needs to regain its proactive approach to policymaking to ensure that its industries are given the right signals to compete by being both low carbon and high value, writes Jill Duggan, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group.

Leading business urge EU to show ambition on climate change

14 June 2017

15 June 2017 – Leading international companies with operations in Europe have written to European environment, climate and energy ministers ahead of the June Environment and Energy Council meetings, urging them to support a continued focus on action to tackle climate change.

Blog: Countries and regions seizing low carbon opportunities are best positioned for a brighter future

2 June 2017

2 June 2017 – Eliot Whittington, Deputy Director, Corporate Leaders Group, discusses how the Paris Climate Agreement, and the overall commitment to address climate change it represents, is still alive and well, despite US withdrawal from the Agreement.

Letter from the CLG to the Members of the European Parliament

14 February 2017

14 February 2017 – The letter calls on MEPs to vote for increased ambition for the EU ETS.

The CLG provides a written submission to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee inquiry on leaving the EU

23 December 2016

23 December 2016 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group have provided a written submission to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee inquiry on Leaving the EU: negotiation priorities for energy and climate change policy.

Letter from the CLG to EU Ministers ahead of the Environment Council on 19 December

15 December 2016

15 December 2016 – Letter calls on the EU to ensure the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is fit for purpose.

Letters

17 November 2016

Press release: Business and subnational leaders call for long-term climate plans

15 November 2016

16 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco – Business and subnational leaders today called on governments to start planning for long-term climate strategies now in order to unlock the investments needed for the transition to a zero carbon economy.

Press release: Entry into force of the Paris Agreement marks the beginning of a new era, says Corporate Leaders Group

2 November 2016

4 November 2016, Cambridge – Business leaders today welcomed the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Press release: Corporate Leaders Group welcomes Europe’s ratification of the Paris Agreement and early entry into force

5 October 2016

5 October 2016, Cambridge – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group today welcomed Europe’s ratification of the Paris Agreement, triggering an early entry into force at COP22 in Marrakesh next month.