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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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Financing the global low carbon transition

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.

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Green Growth Leadership reception at UNFCC COP20, Lima

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).

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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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CLG Green Growth Platform: European Green Growth Summit

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.

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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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Advisory Council I: Report to Ministers on Energy Security and the 2030 Climate & Energy Package

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.

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Advisory Council I: Report from Chairs, Green Growth Platform

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.

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European Green Growth Summit II

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.

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European Green Growth Summit

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.

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