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Reports, Evidence and Insights

One of the main roles of the Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) is to develop and document insights from the business community that can help support stronger climate action. These outputs underpin many of the key milestones achieved by the CLG over time.

The CLG’s work covers a range of topics, and the current priority areas are highlighted below. Further themes and categories can be found in the right-hand column.

 

Key themes

 

Latest thought leadership

European business, local authorities, civil society and trade unions want EU leaders to live up to their Paris commitments

2 March 2016 – Today a major new coalition of businesses, cities, trade unions and NGO, are calling on EU leaders to act on the Paris Agreement and ensure that EU climate policies are coherent with its goals.

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Press release: Businesses call for bold reform of Emissions Trading System to raise carbon price

17 February 2016 – Today, heads of some of Europe’s largest businesses called for decisive reform to the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), as a vital first step to demonstrate commitment to delivering the ambition enshrined in the Paris Agreement.

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Blog: Business as usual is dead: How businesses are transcending boundaries to fight climate change

26 January 2016 – Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and Senior Adviser at WBCSD, reflects on the outcome of COP21 and calls on businesses to take a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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L’Appel de Paris / Paris Pledge for Action

16 December 2015 – Global businesses, investors, cities and regions make Paris Pledge to meet or exceed the ambition set by the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Press release: Business leaders ask for clear long-term emissions goal to be included in Paris climate deal

Paris, 9 December 2015 – With just 48 hours to go before the end of the COP21 UN climate conference, business organisations working with thousands of corporations and investors urged world leaders to ensure that a clear and specific long-term emissions goal is included in the final Paris agreement.

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Press release: Leading built environment businesses commit to work together to deliver ultra low energy buildings

Paris, 3 December 2015 – 16 leading European companies from across the built environment have taken a new energy efficiency commitment today for the buildings supply chain, to help drive delivery of ‘nearly zero energy buildings’ (nZEB) for new build by 2020, and refurbished buildings by 2030.

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