Focus AreasEnergy Transition & Climate Change

As we continue to experience extreme weather conditions and rising sea levels globally, governments and society are coming to terms with the reality of climate change and the potential political, security and economic implications. The Energy Transition and Climate Change Working Group addresses the triggers for a successful transition towards a low carbon economy, and thus contributes to achieving the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Featured Documents

As many European countries move to gradually reopen their economies, European corporate leaders today announced their support for European Commission (EC) President von der Leyen’s Next Generation EU recovery plan¹...
COP25 is currently taking place in Madrid. The US has started the process of formally withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, against a backdrop of mounting evidence of the impact of...
Action against climate change has become embedded in the European business agenda, demonstrates this report. Released ahead of the international climate negotiations at COP23 in Bonn, the report illustrates how...

Energy Transition & Climate Change


The "Energy Transition & Climate Change" Working Group:

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Chair

Dimitri Papalexopoulos

Chairman of the Executive Committee / Titan Cement

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Convenor

Antonis Kyrkos

Titan Cement

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Contact

Bert D'Hooghe

+32 2 543 10 59

bert.dhooghe@ert.eu

All Focus Areas

Strengthening Europe’s Place in the World

The European Union has benefited its citizens economically and socially, regardless of the current challenges.

Competitiveness & Innovation

European companies and their employees are under increasing pressure from international competition.

Jobs, Skills & Impact

Europe’s greatest asset is its people and their diversity. We focus on bridging the skills gap and building an inclusive company culture.

Digital Transformation

The digital transformation of industry is a critical factor for Europe’s competitiveness, growth and jobs.

Energy Transition & Climate Change

The EU has taken a global lead in climate action - climate neutrality and global competitiveness must be mutually reinforcing.

Trade & Market Access

Free trade is one of the founding principles of the EU, and we need to take a stand to protect and preserve it.

Competition Policy

Unfair trading practices as well as the increasing dominance of global companies originating in the East and West are threatening Europe’s economy.

Finance & Tax

Europe must become a more attractive destination for doing business and making investments.