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The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)'s EU office, based in Brussels, was opened in 2009. It is led by the Director, Sandrine Dixson-Declève.

The office supports CISL programmes by bringing European expertise to our European and international projects. Sandrine and her team also work on bringing CISL's expertise and network of leaders to European policymakers. In addition, the EU office supports CISL by contributing to a range of customised programmes.

Our work

The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

CLG logo size 300The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) is a group of European business leaders working together under the leadership of The Prince of Wales to advocate for climate change solutions with policymakers and businesses, within the EU and globally. The CLG is jointly run out of the Cambridge and Brussels offices.

Green Growth Platform

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the Corporate Leaders Group provide the strategic leadership of the Green Growth Platform. The Platform brings together three distinct Green Growth Groups: Ministerial, Business and Parliamentary. The Platform seeks to explore, promote and pursue the economic opportunities that EU low carbon ambition can offer, providing political momentum and policy insights.

Central and Eastern Europe Programme

Clean Energy Finance Solutions

Clean Energy Finance Solutions: Central & Eastern Europe provides an informed regional dialogue between business, experts, investors and policymakers on improving investment channels into low carbon power sector development.


Polish Business and Science Climate Platform

The Polish Business and Science Climate Platform has been a strong and well-respected voice in support of decarbonisation in Poland. Through high-level Roundtables, letters to EU and Polish policymakers, and special reports, the Platform is mobilising business support throughout Poland at national and, increasingly, local level.


The main aim of TRANS-FORM is to mobilise the procurement power of city authorities and major companies to accelerate progress towards sustainable zero carbon transport systems. The three-year project, in which the Corporate Leaders Group plays a leading role, focuses on: the development of procurement of innovation strategies on realising green transport; an analysis of the impact of transport on climate change; and a sensible action plan to enable cities to make progress on smart, green integrated transport and infrastructure.


Schools: The Atlas Project

A group of corporate leaders working with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has come together to address decarbonisation in school systems including buildings, mobility, food and product procurement through CISL’s collaboratory approach. This collaboratory has enabled the creation of a unique 'living laboratory': The Atlas Project.

Please visit The Atlas Project website for more information.


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