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UK signs Fossil Fuel Subsidy Elimination Communiqué

31 July 2015 – Last week, the UK government became the most recent supporter of the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Communiqué, which is calling on a fundamental rewiring of our global economy through the elimination of fossil fuel subsidies.

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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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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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Sandrine Dixson-Declève is interviewed on Climate Change TV

4 June 2015 – Sandrine Dixson Declève, Director of the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership’s Corporate Leaders Group was interviewed by RTCC’s Climate Change TV last week at the Carbon Expo in Barcelona.

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Corporate Leaders Group leads panel discussion at Carbon Expo on catalysing decarbonisation in the energy sector

26 May 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), in its role as Steering Committee for the Green Growth Platform, together with the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, organised a high-level panel discussion at the Carbon Expo in Barcelona: 'How to use carbon pricing and other instruments to catalyse decarbonisation in the energy sector'.

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Carbon Expo, Barcelona

26–28 May 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) supports the world’s largest professional trade fair and summit on carbon markets and pricing systems, climate finance, and technology incentives.

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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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Business & Climate Summit, May 20–21, Paris

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), through its Corporate Leaders Group, is an official partner of the Business & Climate Summit.

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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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Video: why should business show leadership for the future on climate change?

The Corporate Leaders Group, business leaders, policymakers and academics recognise the need for bold business leadership ahead of and beyond the crucial UN climate talks in Paris in December.

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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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MEP vote on EU-ETS reform falls short of ambition needed

24 February 2015 – Today’s vote by Members of the European Parliament to reform the the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) to include a Market Stability Reserve (MSR) from the end of 2018 "is a step in the right direction but still falls short of the strides Europe should be taking".

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Business voice grows as more than 60 companies call on MEPs to reform the EU-ETS

17 February 2015 – More than 60 major companies and business groups from across Europe have written to key MEPs to ask them to vote in favour of early reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS), to include a Market Stability Reserve (MSR) by 2017.

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"Business as usual is dead" says Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

12 February 2015 – In a video interview on France24, Philippe Joubert, Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, states the importance of involving the corporate sector in climate change solutions if we want them to succeed.

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The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group marks 10 years of business leadership

27 January 2015 – More than 300 business leaders, policymakers, academics and environmentalists gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), and to recognise the leading role business has to play in tackling climate change in the future.

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Business leaders write to MEPs to urge timely reform of EU-ETS

13 January 2015 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group has written to MEPs, calling on them to reform the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) to include a Market Stability Reserve (MSR) by 2017 at the latest, to keep the continent on track for developing a low carbon economy and energy system.

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Business representatives from the CLG and Green Growth Platform meet with Members of the European Parliament

3 December 2014 – The representatives met the MEPs in the European Parliament to make the case for a low carbon economy as MEPs settle into their new five-year mandate. The businesses, including 3M, BT, Doosan Power, EDF Energy, Ikea, Novozymes, Shell and Unilever, enjoyed a dynamic conversation with a cross-party selection of MEPs who congratulated the cross-sectoral group for coming forward with sound evidence.

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The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group at UNFCCC COP20, Lima

3 December 2014 – The Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and the Corporate Leaders Network for Climate Action (CLN) are preparing for an exciting week of climate discussions in Lima, Peru this month. The groups will be represented at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP), amongst Ministers, negotiators, business, finance, and civil society climate leaders from across the globe. The 20th COP is an essential milestone on the way to securing a definitive global agreement in Paris at the end of 2015.

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TATRA SUMMIT Conference, the New EU Political Cycle: Addressing the Growth Agenda

12–13 November 2014, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Director of The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group attended the TATRA SUMMIT Conference

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Business leaders state IPCC report is “required reading” for governments and companies

2 November 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) welcomed the release of the Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5).

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Leading Polish businesses commend Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz for not blocking the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Package

24 October 2014 – In a letter to Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) and members of the Polish Business & Science Climate Platform (led by the CLG) welcomed the EU agreement on the EU Energy and Climate package and commended Poland for its support of the deal.

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EU Climate and Energy package is a major step forward but weak on renewables and energy efficiency

24 October 2014 – The European Council has just agreed a new climate and energy deal that sets a binding domestic Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) target of “at least” 40% but which failed to agree ambitious targets for the share of energy from renewable sources and for energy efficiency.

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CNBC video: Climate goals 'good for Europe': Kingfisher CEO

23 October 2014 – Sir Ian Cheshire, CEO of Kingfisher Plc and UK Chair of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group appeared live on CNBC to represent the Group’s call for an ambitious EU Climate and Energy package this week. He said "if we don’t have clarity of targets and commitment for transformation to new model of the economy then business can’t play its part".

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Leading businesses urge Europe to agree ambitious climate and energy policies this week

21 October 2014 – Members of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) are urging EU ministers to agree an ambitious package on climate change at the European Council meetings this week.

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Over 50 leading companies urge Europe to keep up ambition on climate

6 October 2014 – A group of 57 leading companies and business organisations representing more than 4.5 million employees worldwide, today urged EU leaders to agree a robust 2030 energy and climate policy framework and energy security strategy that is fully in line with Europe’s long- term climate objectives and that can help deliver a global climate change agreement.

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The true value of Climate Week

5 October 2014 – In this opinion piece, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Director, The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, reflects on what the United Nation's climate summit means for green businesses.

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CLG in the press

24 September 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG)'s activities in and around the New York Climate Summit

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