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Read more at: Business networks from across Europe call for fossil fuel phase out at COP28

Business networks from across Europe call for fossil fuel phase out at COP28

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.


Read more at: Event: London Circular Economy Week, CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce webinar setting out EU Circular Economy Policy. 17 October 2023

Event: London Circular Economy Week, CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce webinar setting out EU Circular Economy Policy. 17 October 2023

On 17 October 2023, as part of London Circular Economy Week, CLG Europe’s Materials and Products Taskforce hosted a webinar setting out EU Circular Economy Policy.


Read more at: Policy Briefing: Raising European Climate Ambition for 2040: A CLG Europe position paper

Policy Briefing: Raising European Climate Ambition for 2040: A CLG Europe position paper

05 September 2023 – A new policy briefing from the Corporate Leaders Group Europe calls on the EU to set a 2040 GHG emissions reduction target of at least 90% net reduction compared to 1990 levels.


Read more at: Report: Embracing circularity: A pathway for strengthening the Critical Raw Materials Act

Report: Embracing circularity: A pathway for strengthening the Critical Raw Materials Act

17 July 2023 - CLG Europe’s Materials & Products Taskforce has released a new report in partnership with the Wuppertal Institute on the importance of better integrating circularity in the EU’s Critical Raw Materials Act.


Read more at: New CLG Europe report calls for circular approach to critical raw materials needed for the green transition

New CLG Europe report calls for circular approach to critical raw materials needed for the green transition

17 July 2023 - CLG Europe’s Materials & Products Taskforce has released a new report in partnership with the Wuppertal Institute on the urgent need for more circularity in the EU critical raw materials market.


Read more at: CLG Europe submits response to European Commission public consultation on EU climate target for 2040
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CLG Europe submits response to European Commission public consultation on EU climate target for 2040

22 June 2023 – CLG Europe has submitted a response to the EU’s public consultation on the 2040 target, calling for a net 90% reduction in GHG emissions (relative to 1990 levels), which includes no more than 8-10% of carbon removals.


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

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.


Read more at: The Materials and Products Taskforce reacts to the release of the Critical Raw Materials Act

The Materials and Products Taskforce reacts to the release of the Critical Raw Materials Act

17 March 2023 – The European Commission has released the Critical Raw Materials Act, that aims to increase and diversify the EU’s critical raw materials supply, strengthen circularity and support research and innovation.


Read more at: CDP data shows European businesses are already implementing key elements of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

CDP data shows European businesses are already implementing key elements of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

19 January 2023 - The European Commission published its proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDDD) in February 2022. This critical piece of legislation aims to provide a regulatory framework on corporate sustainability governance. According to CDP’s latest data, more than a third of companies in Europe (37%) report that they have a climate transition plan in place and only 2% of those companies report on all relevant transition plan indicators. CDP defined 8 key elements that constitute a credible climate transition plan . These elements can be identified via disclosure on 24 indicators found in the CDP climate questionnaire.


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

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

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.