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Green Growth Platform

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.

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CISL supports Latin America’s drive for competitive low carbon growth

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.

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CISL BRIEFING for EU Climate and Energy Ministers ahead of Bratislava meeting

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.

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Pacific Alliance acts on climate change: business supports green growth platform in region

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.

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Green Growth Platform announced today in the Pacific Alliance

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.

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Low carbon Business Compendium published

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.

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Green Growth Platform hosts the Green Growth Summit IV

17 September 2015 – Green Growth Summit IV: New Challenges & Opportunities for EU Low Carbon Leadership was held at the European Parliament.

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Green Growth Group Advisory Council II hosts stakeholders meeting

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.

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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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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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