The Green Growth Platform brings together ministers from European governments, businesses and the European Parliament to discuss and debate the economic opportunities and challenges involved in the transition to a low carbon, resilient economy. This notable and influential platform is made up of climate, environment and energy ministers from 16 countries, 18 members of the European Parliament and some 40 major businesses.
9 February 2017 – This Green Growth Platform event focused on the changing landscape of risks and opportunities from the perspective of leading financial institutions and businesses, a year on from the Paris Agreement, and the priorities for further scaling up low carbon investment and economic activity.
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's Green Growth Platform will host the Green Growth Summit V: Future Proofing the EU Economy: A New Climate for Business.
8 July 2016 – Following the implementation of the first carbon tax in South America, the Government of Chile, with the support of CISL and the World Bank Group convened a high-level meeting on how to progress low carbon development objectives in the region.
On July 12, 27 European Climate and Energy Ministers will meet in Bratislava to discuss the role of sustainable financing and new governance to achieve the EU’s Climate and Energy Objectives. Ahead of the meeting, CISL has submitted the following issues briefing to Ministers.
27 April 2016 – 27 companies with operations across Pacific Alliance countries pledge their commitment to work with government to create a supportive environment for green growth.
30 March 2016 – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has been building on the success of the European Green Growth Platform by helping to support the development of a similar platform in Latin America.
3 March 2016 – Green Growth Platform Ministerial Dinner: Norwegian Minister launches low carbon Business Compendium showing the ambitions and achievements that European businesses have made so far in tackling climate change and moving towards a low carbon economy.
17 September 2015 – Green Growth Summit IV: New Challenges & Opportunities for EU Low Carbon Leadership was held at the European Parliament.
24 June 2015 – Green Growth Group Advisory Council II hosted a stakeholders meeting, to present its paper on demand response flexibility to senior European Commission officials and power sector representatives.
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'.
22 May 2015 – Working with leading experts from the finance sector as part of the Finance Advisory Council to the Green Growth Platform, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has produced a briefing note for businesses on financing the low carbon transition.
10 December 2014 – The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), in partnership with the British Embassy Lima, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, and the Peruvian Environment Ministry will host a high level cocktail reception and dinner, to explore the benefits of the EU Green Growth Platform (GGP).
15 October 2014 – Today, business Leaders from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group are joining European Ministers responsible for energy and climate change for the European Green Growth Summit. The purpose of this summit is to send a clear de-carbonisation signal from Ministers, MEPs and businesses while crucial decisions are being made regarding the EU’s future energy and climate plans.
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.
18 June 2014 – The Advisory Council I of the Green Growth Platform has released a report pointing to the benefits of a low carbon union.
19 March 2014 – Advisory Council I of the Green Growth Platform has released a report to the Green Growth Ministers on their discussions so far around the 2030 EU Climate and Energy Package and links to growth, jobs and competitiveness.
3 March 2014 – The Green Growth Platform held its second Summit at the European Parliament in Brussels. The Summit brought together EU Energy, Climate and Economics Ministers, EU Commission officials, Members of the European Parliament, business leaders, investors and renowned economists to discuss jobs, growth and competitiveness and recent analysis undertaken by the Green Growth Platform.
28 October 2013 – The Ministerial Green Growth Group (GGG) hosted a European Green Growth Summit in Brussels on the 28 October, 2013 in the European Parliament. The event brought together Ministers, Commissioners, business leaders, investors, senior economists, officials and experts to explore and promote the economic and wider opportunities that ambitious and immediate EU low carbon ambition can offer the EU.