The Prince of Wales welcomed the G7 Summit as a “game-changing opportunity” to help build partnerships between governments, businesses and private finance to ultimately tackle the “existential crisis” of climate change.
Charles’ comments were made to a group of CEOs and business leaders, including fashion designer Stella McCartney, gathered by the prince in preparation for meeting world leaders in Cornwall on Friday prior to the G7 summit. It was.
At a meeting at St. James’s Palace, the 72-year-old prince told executives: A battle to combat climate change and biodiversity loss.
Prince of Wales, 72, met with business leaders such as Stella McCartney, 49, at St. James’s Palace in London today in preparation for the G7 Summit on Friday.
Charles’ comments were made to a group of CEOs and business leaders, including fashion designer Stella McCartney (painted in a blue dress).
He goes on to say:
“What I’ve been trying to say for decades is that we have no chance unless we actually unleash private sector resources, innovation and finance, and the public sector sets incentives and regulatory frameworks. It solves the existential crisis we have designed over the years. “
Earlier this year, Charles announced an ambitious Magna Carta-style charter, with the private sector adopting sustainability to protect the planet and invest $ 10 billion (£ 7.3 billion) in “natural capital.” Encouraged.
Prince Charles welcomed the meeting with world leaders in Cornwall as a “game-changing opportunity” to tackle the climate crisis and invest in the planet.
Today, Prince Charles is migrating to Terra Carta, an organized global group signed by business leaders, including Stella McCartney, to work together to drive investment towards a sustainable future for nature, people and the planet. Announced the Union.
And he may be invited to COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Glasgow this fall, to talk about the environmental and climate change issues he has advocated for decades.
The prince told the palace’s business leader: “We are all working in our own way to devote every fiber of our existence to make sure this year is really the year we start to turn the corner and win this battle. is.
“Of course, the G7 is important as a stepping stone to the G20 and COP26, and it’s very hard to see everyone in this room working together to ensure that ambitions lead to action. It’s encouraging-finally.
The CEO of the room represented more than 300 global business leaders who formed part of the “coalition of the willing” convened by the prince as part of his sustainable market initiative.
Prince Charles announces the Terra Carta Transition Coalition, a global group organized to encourage the private sector to protect the planet.
The prince told business leaders that the G7 Summit is a “foothold” to ensure that their ambitions lead to action.
After the meeting, a group of business leaders, including AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot and his counterpart NatWest Alison Rose, nominated Charles and US Presidential Special Envoy for Climate Change, John Kerry, and COP26 President Arokshama. I took a picture to do. I also participated in the discussion.
The group chatted informally in the Clarence House yard, after which Stella McCartney said she was traveling to Cornwall.
The designer said: “I think one of the biggest problems we have in the fashion industry is the lack of police at all, so we want to give us a better focus for the future of the planet. There are no rules or laws that impose a strict suspension on the industry.
“So I think we need to give incentives. To work in a better way, we need to consider taxation. That’s why I’m here to be political.”
The CEO presents three initiatives to G7 leaders to drive change into a sustainable world.
US Presidential Special Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry (left) talks to EY CEO Carmine Di Sibio (right) and designer Stella McCartney
This includes the need for private funding to fund green innovation, government directives on future policies, and thus the confidence to support the green transition in the private sector.
And the 10 Terra Carta Transition Coalitions aim to drive sustainable investment and industry action towards transitions across the 10 industries with the highest emissions and pollution.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson supports the convening of Charles’ business leaders, saying:
“The private sector is playing a key role in accelerating the transition to clean and green technology and creating future jobs. To support it, we are very much under the Prince of Wales initiative. I’m glad to see many major companies come together. Efforts.
“I will put the climate crisis at the forefront and center of the G7 Summit in Cornwall this weekend and work together to bring something better and more environmentally friendly from the pandemic.”
Prince Charles praises the G7 Summit as an “opportunity to change the game” when he meets Stella McCartney
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