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Achieving a net-zero EU heavy industry by 2050 is possible, claims new report

25 April 2019 – A new report supported by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) outlines multiple pathways for European energy-intensive industries to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, whilst remaining competitive at a global level.

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Academic journal publishes CISL research on social impacts of transition to low carbon economies

15 April 2019 – New research from CISL researchers Dr Sanna Markkanen and Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, which draws on existing literature on the social co-impacts of climate change and implications for inequality, has been published in the academic journal Climate Policy.

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A growing wave of support from EU business and policy leaders for a zero emissions future at the Green Growth Summit

16 October 2018 – The 2018 GGP Summit, ‘From Here to 2050: taking the long-term view for innovation and transformation’ brought together over 80 Ministers, policy makers, key thinkers, and business leaders, alongside EU Commission officials and Members of the European Parliament, to take stock and discuss the opportunities, challenges and next steps to building an economy fit for the 21st century.

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Global Climate Action Summit: Governments must aim for net zero carbon emissions before 2050, say business leaders

12 September 2018 – Leading CEOs back calls from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group for ambitious targets to inspire transition to a low-carbon economy.

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CISL strengthens European presence with two senior appointments in Brussels

31 August 2018 — As part of a move to enhance its European activities and strengthen its presence in Brussels, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce two important new appointments to its Policy team.

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Energy Policy Research Group paper commissioned by CISL is published in influential academic journal

14 August 2018 – Commissioned by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and first published in April 2017, the working paper on the future of the EU electricity market was published in the leading academic journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

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The Climate Change Act at 10 years: Where next for UK ambition?

12 July 2018 – On the ten-year anniversary of the UK Climate Change Act, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group convened a discussion between leading UK businesses and Parliamentarians to explore setting a net zero carbon emissions target for the UK.

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Voluntary approach to buildings' energy efficiency not working; legislation needed, say companies

17 April 2018 – There are enormous opportunities to make Europe’s buildings more energy efficient, create jobs and reduce carbon emissions in line with international commitments, but current policy is not ambitious enough, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Leading businesses interviewed for the report say member states must legislate to ensure renovation happens.

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Changes in transport offer challenges and opportunities for EU business and policy

11 November 2017 – Electrification and automation are among the dramatic changes in the way transport is designed, operated and consumed that will have profound effects on our lives. Leading European companies are anticipating and responding, but unless policymakers invest and regulate to make the most of these opportunities, Europe will be left behind, according to a report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, launched today at the UN Climate Change conference in Bonn.

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Future-proofing the EU economy: Government and business leaders from around the world attend the Green Growth Summit V

27 February 2017 – The Green Growth Summit V took place today in Brussels, bringing together ministers, government officials, businesses and experts from around the world.

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Making business sense of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

19 September 2016 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership launches new guidance to help business leaders understand the implications of the Paris Agreement.

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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

12 July 2016 – 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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Jill Duggan joins Director of CISL’s Policy team and Director of The Corporate Leaders Group

8 June 2016 – Jill Duggan has joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) as Director of Policy and Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

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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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International Cooperative Initiatives – from concept to impact

15 March 2016 – The culmination of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)’s work with Ecofys for the Nordic Council of Ministers has seen the Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) transferred to the United Nations Environment Programme.

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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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The Paris Climate Agreement requires a coherent, strategic response by financial institutions

9 February 2016 – A new paper ‘The Paris Climate Agreement: Implications for banks, institutional investors, private equity and insurers’ provides analysis of the most pressing points of the Paris Agreement, and other key developments from the climate summit, and concludes that a coherent, strategic response is required of financial institutions.

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