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CISL selected by European Commission as the only academic member of High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

10 January 2017 – The European Commission has appointed the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as one of the 20 members of the newly established Group.

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Companies need to address issues of justice in order to achieve a zero carbon, resilient and business-friendly economy says new report

15 December 2016: A new report, Business, Justice and the Global Economy, published today by CISL, highlights the need for business leaders to incorporate considerations of justice into their decision-making and interactions with stakeholders and policymakers.

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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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200 leaders join us for CISL’s Network event ‘Leadership for change’

24 June 2016 – CISL Network event explored the individual and collective leadership, collaboration, action and innovation that will be required to lay the foundations for a sustainable economy,

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Polly Courtice made a Dame in Queen’s Birthday honours for services to sustainability leadership

11 June 2016 – In the Queen’s Birthday honours announced today, Polly Courtice is to be made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in recognition of her achievement in building a world-leading institute that has helped thousands of leaders from business, finance and public organisations to understand and find solutions to critical global challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity and social inequality.

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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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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership awarded Excellence Award at University's Green Impact Awards

7 June 2016 – The award was given for our Sustainable Food at Work project, recognised as one of just five Excellence Projects at the awards ceremony hosted by Dame Fiona Reynolds.

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Investors invited to join Paris Pledge for Action at London Stock Exchange Market Opening

14 January 2016 – The London Stock Exchange celebrated 2016 as the year of green finance today at a market opening ceremony during which investors were invited to support the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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L’Appel de Paris / Paris Pledge for Action

16 December 2015 – Global businesses, investors, cities and regions pledge to help meet or exceed the ambition set by the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Polly Courtice awarded Stanford Bright Award 2015

The Stanford Bright Award recognises unheralded individuals who have made a significant contribution to global sustainability. Polly Courtice has won the 2015 award for her efforts in guiding thousands of business leaders to more sustainable business practices.

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José Lopez, Executive Vice President of Operations, Nestlé SA becomes a Fellow at CISL

24 August 2015 – We are pleased to announce that José Lopez is joining the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as a Fellow, and will be supporting the Institute to help businesses to operationalise sustainability and develop the leaders of tomorrow.

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New paper: Chinese investment should be used to promote strategic sustainability leadership in South Africa and the African continent

19 August 2015 – A new paper, authored by visiting researcher Han Cheng, investigates the local business context and sustainability drivers in South Africa to recommend how Chinese businesses can implement sustainability strategies and practices.

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CISL research contributes towards major report on economic growth and climate

7 July 2015 – Better economic growth can help close the greenhouse gas emissions gap, according to a major new report released by New Climate Economy, a commission of global leaders.

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The Prince of Wales will attend a finance and sustainability conference at the London Business School

27 May 2015 – The event will be convened by The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), and hosted by London Business School. It will be attended by deans and professors of finance and accounting from leading business schools internationally.

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Launch of the 'Financing the Future of Energy' Report

2 March 2015 – The ‘Financing the Future of Energy’ report launched yesterday at the Global Financial Markets Forum in Abu Dhabi, setting out the changing nature of the global energy system over the next decade and highlighting the growing demand for sustainable energy in the Gulf region.

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COP21 opens with a message from our Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales

30 November 2015 – COP21 international climate talks in Paris opened this morning with speeches from outgoing COP20 President and Peruvian Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, this year’s COP21 President, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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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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Business and government leaders attend our first Sustainability Programme in Colombia

Cartagena (Colombia), 24 February 2016 – Over 20 Colombian business and government leaders are taking part in the first Sustainability Leadership Programme ever organised by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership in Colombia.

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Finalists of the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards announced

21 April 2016 – The seven finalists of the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards competition have now been selected.

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HR teams critical in enabling business to lead change in the new global economy, finds new report from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

5 March 2018 – Businesses need to develop leadership to respond to the unprecedented changes brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new report from the University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Highlighting the important role of HR and L&D teams, the report sets out a framework for leadership development that delivers value for business, society and the environment.

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Dame Polly Courtice receives Ethical Corporation lifetime achievement award

Dame Polly Courtice, Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ethical Corporation awards in London this week.

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International collaboration will help private sector go further in driving low carbon growth

14 November 2016 – New report, Driving Low-Carbon Growth Through Business and Investor Action, from the New Climate Economy, published today in partnership with CISL and CDP, reveals the critical role of the private sector in driving low carbon growth.

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Young entrepreneurs awards launching May 2017

14 December 2016 – The fourth year of the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards run in partnership with CISL will open for entries in May 2017.

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Our transition to a low carbon economy is unstoppable

2 June 2017 – Message from Dame Polly Courtice, DBE, LVO, Founder Director, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

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CISL Fellow Tony Juniper awarded CBE

17 June 2017 – Tony Juniper, CISL Fellow and renowned environmentalist, author and advisor to business and governments, was today recognised for his services to conservation with a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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What is good leadership, and how is it developed?

27 June 2017 – the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has been working with the British Council to help define what good leadership looks like in a global policy and political context and across different locations and cultures. The study, undertaken by CISL, will inform the design of a new British Council programme to support future global leaders in the UK and overseas.

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CISL supports launch of new report from EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance

28 July 2017 – The EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance launched their interim report in Brussels on Tuesday 18 July. To support the launch of the interim report, CISL co-hosted an event in London with Climate Bonds, which was attended by over 120 representatives from the European finance sector including banks, insurance and investment firms.

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EU legislation needed to support business moves towards greater resource productivity

15 September 2017 – Leading European businesses are adopting new business models that deliver greater resource productivity and reduce waste, but European Member States urgently need to introduce policies to support and accelerate this transition and maximise the potential economic benefits, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

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Leading business group presents a commercial case for delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals

22 September 2017 – Delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is imperative for business growth, continuity and stability, according to a new report published today by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading companies including Marks & Spencer, Jaguar Land Rover, Hammerson plc, Tetra Pak, Novo Nordisk and Keller plc.

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High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance linked to two EU policy changes

27 September 2017 – The European Commission’s High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, of which CISL is the only academic member, has seen two important changes in EU policy that implement recommendations published in the HLEG interim report.

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New UK Clean Growth Strategy signals move in right direction towards financing a low carbon economy

13 October 2017 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership welcomes the launch of the UK government’s Clean Growth Strategy as a step in the right direction towards scaling up the finance models needed in the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Sabrina Natasha Habib awarded the HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize for 2017

Sabrina and projects from seven other finalists receive financial and tailored mentoring support from the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

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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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8 sustainability trends that will define 2018, according to Cambridge leadership network

Following a year of profound global shifts, including rising support for protectionism and populism, major advances in technology, and increasing environmental and social challenges, in a new briefing published today the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) identifies 8 sustainability trends that will define 2018.

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Helping companies get ahead of the game and get plastic-waste free

23 March 2018 – New initiative launched to set a plastic-waste free vision for the UK soft drinks industry.

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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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Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 now open for entries

10 May 2018 – Entries are now open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges

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A warm welcome to CISL's newest Fellows and Senior Associates

7 June 2018 – We are delighted to welcome our newly-appointed research Fellows and Senior Associates to the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). They bring with them a wealth of experience from their work in business, governments and civil society that enables CISL to pioneer positive change across global industries.

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Dame Polly Courtice presented with BusinessGreen Lifetime Achievement Award

28 June – Dame Polly Courtice, Director of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from BusinessGreen for her work building a community of sustainability leaders over 30 years.

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Blue chips partner with University of Cambridge to fund new breakthrough research on global sustainability challenges

11 July 2018 – The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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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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Bottled water and soft drinks producers drive plan to eliminate plastic packaging waste from their sectors by 2030

6 September 2018 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have launched a report today at the House of Commons, which sets out an ambitious roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030.

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CISL celebrates the successes of its Postgraduate Certificate and Master's Students

Earlier this month we were delighted to welcome back to Cambridge our most recent students to celebrate the successful completion of their respective courses: the Postgraduate Certificates and the Master's in Sustainability Leadership.

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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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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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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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Better measures needed to help savers choose investment products, new report finds

January 31 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to assess the social and environmental impact of funds is lacking.

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New case study aims to inspire more businesses to remove single-use plastic

14 February 2019 – A business change case study published by CISL today shows how Sky has taken action to remove single-use plastic from its business through its strategy, leadership, management and engagement.

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HRH The Prince of Wales meets business leaders to explore new technologies to tackle plastic pollution

8 March 2019 – HRH The Prince of Wales met with business leaders from the CISL network this week to learn more about how biotransformation technology can help address plastic pollution at scale.

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CISL Director Polly Courtice joins keynote panel at The Economist Sustainability Summit 2019

26 March 2019 – Can the global economy withstand the pressures of new demands created by climate change? This was the question put to the keynote panel at The Economist Sustainability Summit 2019.

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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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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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Celebrating 30 years of impact

17 June 2019 – This year the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) marked its 30th anniversary by bringing together over 250 leaders at Buckingham Palace to determine the transformative action required to achieve a sustainable, carbon neutral future.

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The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership launches Europe-based leadership group

12 September 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) launches new leadership group to accelerate climate action in Europe.

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Nick Villiers appointed Director of CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance

September 2019 – Nick Villiers joins the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership this month to lead the Centre for Sustainable Finance, which undertakes deep industry collaboration, high-calibre research, and exceptional education programmes with over 50 global financial institutions to help them play a leading role in building a more sustainable economy.

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Leading business urge EU to show ambition on climate change

15 June 2017 – Leading international companies with operations in Europe have written to European environment, climate and energy ministers ahead of the June Environment and Energy Council meetings, urging them to support a continued focus on action to tackle climate change.

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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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Event: Delivering Low Carbon Growth – Investor Appetite, Business Challenges and Opportunities

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.

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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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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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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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Long-term plans and 2050

December 2017 – The EU GGP secretariat’s work on long-term planning began ahead of COP22 in Marrakech where it released a policy briefing title ‘Future Proofing: Sustainable plans for prosperous economies’.

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Multiannual Financial Framework Statement

14 March 2018 – On Monday 05 March, 14 Environment Ministers forming the Green Growth Group published a statement on the importance of mainstreaming climate in the future EU budget after 2020 (the Multiannual Financial Framework - MFF).

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Virtual investment experiment indicates informed consumers choose sustainable funds even with reduced returns

22 October 2019 – A new study has shown that when given clear social and environmental performance data, consumers display an appetite for sustainable investment even with lower returns.

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John Belgrove, Senior Partner at Aon, appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group

16 October 2019 – John Belgrove has been appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a group of 12 leading pension funds, insurers and asset managers convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

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Business for Nature consultation now open

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.

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Winner of 2019 Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards announced

29 November 2019 – Last night Unilever and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announced that Emmanuel Emodek, founder of digital platform ChapChap, has been chosen from eight winning entrepreneurs as the recipient of this year’s HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneurs Prize.

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