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Reports, Evidence and Insights

One of the main roles of the Corporate Leaders Group 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 Corporate Leaders Groups' 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


EU ETS provides competitive advantage and cost efficiencies for ambitious businesses

10 July 2015 – Report released by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group shows ETS has helped companies focus on carbon emissions reduction.

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10 years of carbon pricing in Europe – A business perspective

July 2015 – This report, commissioned by The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, was produced to mark the ten-year anniversary of the EU Emissions Trading System. It is based on a series of interviews with companies covered by this cornerstone climate policy who have made notable progress to reduce their carbon emissions during its lifetime.

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Joint letter to the Commissioner Arias Cañete

15 June 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), EURELECTRIC and IETA call on Commissioner Arias Cañete to move forward with plans to revise the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

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Corporate Leaders Group welcomes reform of EU carbon market

7 May 2015 – The European Parliament and Council have given the green light to a Commission proposal to bring forward reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS).

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EU Energy Union: businesses call on Heads of State to secure low carbon power

19–20 March 2015 – Leading European businesses including Acciona, EDF Energy and GlaxoSmithKline have written to Heads of State and Government to call for an EU Energy Union that equally focuses on securing energy supplies and reducing carbon emissions.

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Business leaders welcome EU Energy Union plan and vision for international climate deal

25 February 2015 – The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) has welcomed the European Commission's new Energy Union framework strategy, published alongside its vision for a 2015 international climate agreement.

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