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

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

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.


Read more at: CLG Europe Response to the European Parliament’s vote on key Fit for 55 files

CLG Europe Response to the European Parliament’s vote on key Fit for 55 files

22 June 2022 - Today, the European Parliament Plenary returned to their postponed votes on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and the Social Climate Fund (SCF). New agreement on these key files calls for slightly higher ambition than European Commission proposals demonstrates a step in the right direction.


Read more at: CLG Europe & members rapid reaction to European Commission Nature Restoration Law proposal
CLG Europe & members rapid reaction to European Commission Nature Restoration Law proposal

CLG Europe & members rapid reaction to European Commission Nature Restoration Law proposal

22 June 2022 - Today the European Commission published its proposal on the Nature Restoration Law. CLG Europe welcomes the new Nature Restoration Law proposal as a “missing piece of the European Green Deal”, suggesting the new legislation has the potential to increase European environmental and economic resilience. The Commission’s proposal sets multiple binding restoration targets across ecosystems and aims to restore at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030 and foresees all ecosystems in need of restoration to be addressed by 2050.


Read more at: Businesses call on the European Commission to not further delay in proposal for legally binding nature restoration targets
Businesses call on the European Commission to not further delay in proposal for legally binding nature restoration targets

Businesses call on the European Commission to not further delay in proposal for legally binding nature restoration targets

9 June 2022 - In the joint letter, leading businesses welcome the ambitions of the Commission to propose legally binding targets for nature restoration and urges the publication of these in June 2022 with no further delay.


Read more at: Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

20 April 2022 - InfluenceMap has recently launched an interactive platform tracking influencing efforts of companies and industry associations on key files within the EU Green Deal’s landmark initiative of the ‘Fit for 55’ package. The Corporate Leaders Groups were awarded an “A” ranking for their ongoing policy engagement for climate action, topping the industrial association list.


Read more at: Amazon joins CISL’s UK and European Corporate Leaders Groups to support progress towards net zero

Amazon joins CISL’s UK and European Corporate Leaders Groups to support progress towards net zero

21 March 2022 - Amazon has joined the UK and European Corporate Leaders Groups (CLG UK and CLG Europe) convened by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership in support of a sustainable and climate neutral economy.


Read more at: Six months out from COP26 new business group alliance launches as more than 100 big UK businesses sign up to accelerate Race to Zero
UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero launch

Six months out from COP26 new business group alliance launches as more than 100 big UK businesses sign up to accelerate Race to Zero

29 April 2021 - The UK Business Group Alliance for Net Zero (BGA) formally launches six months before COP26 with the aim of increasing ambition to achieve a net zero UK by 2050 at the latest. The alliance draws together some of the most ambitious and proactive business groups and organisations to work and think together, working collaboratively with the UK Government and other stakeholders.


Read more at: Ferrovial joins CLG Europe

Ferrovial joins CLG Europe

October 2020 – Ferrovial, a Spanish multinational and world leader in the infrastructure and services sector, has rejoined CLG Europe, a cross-sectoral business leadership group convened across the EU in support of a climate neutral economy. CLG Europe is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).


Read more at: Eneco joins CLG Europe

Eneco joins CLG Europe

October 2020 – Eneco, a Dutch energy company leading the energy transition in both Belgium and in the Netherlands has joined CLG Europe, a cross-sectoral business leadership group convened across the EU in support of a climate neutral economy. CLG Europe is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).


Read more at: The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group welcomes Prime Minister’s new Ten Point Plan as a ‘good step forward for climate action’
Offshore windfarm

The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group welcomes Prime Minister’s new Ten Point Plan as a ‘good step forward for climate action’

18 November 2020 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson released details of his Ten Point Plan for a UK green recovery yesterday evening. The roadmap towards decarbonisation of the economy and regeneration of nature comes one year before the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit.