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Investor Guide to Deforestation and Climate Change


This guide gives investors a framework to help them understand and engage on deforestation-driven climate risks across their portfolios. It is especially intended for investors who are relatively new to deforestation and may be engaging on climate risk but not deforestation risk. The guide will help them understand the drivers of deforestation risk and prioritize company […]

The Green Deal and Europe’s recovery: Building a prosperous, resilient and climate neutral EU through business and political action


The Covid-19 pandemic is confronting Europe with a deep health, social and economic crisis that is upending business-as-usual. The European Green Deal, described as “a growth strategy for Europe” when it was launched last year, is now even more relevant, and provides a template for how Europe’s economic recovery can be achieved. Green investments can […]

How the EU Industrial Strategy and Circular Economy Action Plan can support the decarbonisation of European industry


On 10 March, the European Commission published its new Industrial Strategy which sets out a future direction for European Industry, together with measures that can support industrial decarbonisation. An integral part of Europe’s Green Deal, the Industrial Strategy builds upon the previous EU Industrial Strategy that dates to 2017, focusing on ensuring the competitiveness of […]

CLG Europe urges EU to maintain its climate ambition


7 May 2020 – The Director of CLG Europe, Eliot Whittington, has written to the Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today to underline that CLG Europe continues to strongly support the EU’s climate ambition and the Green Deal as the EU’s growth strategy. Download report here > 

The Road to Fleet Electrification


The Road to Fleet Electrification: Eight ways utilities, regulators, and policymakers can enable fleet operators to electrify commercial transportation and reduce carbon emissions. Download report here >

Strengthening Corporate Sustainable Sourcing Commitments for Water Quality in U.S. Row Crops


Ceres and the Meridian Institute collaborated to conduct an analysis of some of the unique factors associated with U.S. row crop production and water quality outcomes.This analysis outlines options and best practices for companies working with their supply chain to reduce nutrient and sediment loading, and provides recommendations for developing and implementing strong commitments to […]

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