G7: Queen to travel to Cornwall for the Executive Reception at Project Eden

G7: Queen to travel to Cornwall for the Executive Reception at Project Eden

The Queen will travel to Cornwall on Friday to attend the G7 leaders reception at Project Eden.

Her Majesty will be accompanied by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the evening.

This will be the Queen’s first meeting with a foreign leader since the start of the pandemic, and an exhibition of the Royal familythe important diplomatic role of and their gentle influence in promoting “Brand Britain”.

Evening reception for the Queen will mark the start of a busy weekend for the 95-year-old.

William and Kate on a previous visit to the Eden Project in September 2016

On Saturday she will attend her official birthday parade at Windsor Castle, and Sunday will host President Biden and the first lady for tea.

While in Cornwall, the Royal Family will also attend other events.

Kate will meet Dr Jill Biden during the day, although details of where they will be traveling are not yet known.

In a rare joint engagement, the Queen will be joined by Camilla and Kate for an event celebrating The Big Lunch initiative. Last week it was announced that the Big Jubilee Lunch will be part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022.

Her Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses will meet with local volunteers and thank them for their hard work during the pandemic.

And in what will be a major moment for the Prince of Wales, and a first for one G7 summit, Charles will host a reception for G7 leaders and CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies on Friday to discuss how the private sector can work with governments to address the climate emergency.

In a meeting with CEOs before attending the summit, the prince described it as a “potentially revolutionary opportunity”.

U.S. Special Climate Envoy John Kerry joined Prince Charles at St James’s Palace

Prince William, who is also an avid environmental activist, will join his father for the reception.

It will be the first time that government leaders and business figures meet in this way to discuss how they can move forward together to encourage sustainable investment and innovation.

Ahead of the meeting, the prince met with CEOs at St James’s Palace, joined by the President’s Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and Alok Sharma, President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference.

The prince wanted to meet with business leaders ahead of the meeting to make sure they were all aligned with the concepts they wanted to discuss with political leaders.

Opening the discussion, Charles said: “We have a potentially revolutionary opportunity to advance the partnerships between government, business and private sector finance which are of course absolutely essential if we are to win the battle to tackle climate change. and loss of biodiversity. . “

He added: “So by working together and in the closest possible partnership with governments, we can move – and we are moving or actually starting – mountains.

“As I’ve been afraid to try to say for several decades, unless we really unlock resources, innovation and finance from the private sector, with the public sector setting a framework of incentives and regulations that we simply have no chance of solving the existential crisis that we have engineered over the years. “

The CEOs have all signed up to the Prince of Wales Terra Carta, or Earth Charter, a set of principles designed to provide a roadmap for a green future.

Stella McCartney and Prince Charles announced the Terra Carta Transition Coalitions, an organized global collective working together to stimulate investment in a sustainable future
The prince spoke to a group of CEOs and business leaders on Thursday, including fashion designer Stella McCartney

The bosses represent industries such as transportation, banking, pharmaceuticals and fashion, and include CEOs of Bank of America, HSBC, NatWest, AstraZeneca and Heathrow Airport.

Over the past 18 months, the Prince of Wales has convened groups of business leaders to discuss practical changes that can be put in place to accelerate the campaign for net zero emissions.

It includes more targeted investments in innovative green technologies and more common thinking between countries when it comes to setting targets in areas such as electric vehicles.

It is hoped that the ideas will make it more attractive for companies and investors to embark on a sustainable business plan and, in areas such as fashion, will make purchasing “green” products less expensive for buyers.

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