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December 2016: MSt Alumna Natasha Walji named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women for 2016
The Women's Executive Network (WXN) has released it list of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners, which includes MSt Alumna, Natasha Walji, Head of Industry, Branded Apparel, Google.
November 2016: MSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando will be presenting at the 34th INSEAD Sustainability roundtable
MSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando has recently completed his Doctorate at the European Business School in Geneva. He presented his thesis ‘United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and Strategic Corporate Sustainability, a Business Engagement Matrix’ at the 33rd INSEAD Business School Sustainability roundtable in Feb 2016, identifying which 2–3 UNSDGs business should prioritise and engage with. He will be presenting a step-by-step approach based on his thesis at the 34th INSEAD Sustainability round table, November 16–18, France.
February 2016: MSt Alumna, Jill Riseley – CEOs on Notice for Lack of Sustainability Leadership
It’s the season for CSR reports, and the results show that with consumer and stakeholder expectations on the rise CEOs will feel the pressure to drive good business practices, writes corporate sustainability strategist Jill Riseley.
MSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando has recently published a new book called ‘Strategic Corporate Sustainability: 7 Imperatives for Sustainable Business’.
The book outlines why global warming, the depletion of natural resources, and pollution should be everyone's concern. He explores seven imperatives for sustainable organisations and illustrates how businesses can improve returns on capital by investing in sustainability-led differentiation and innovation.
Ravi graduated from the Master’s in 2014 and is the Operations Director at Malaysia Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. He teaches strategic corporate sustainability on the INSEAD /Cedep AMP/MBE, European University, Deusto & Universtat of Pompeu Fabra (Spain) and University of Colombo MBA programmes.
August 2015: Master's alumnus Ravi Fernando recently spoke at the Sri Lanka Strategy Summit.
Ravi talked about the importance of creativity, innovation, and strategy and how leaders can strategise and execute a well thought-out plan to achieve sustainability and long-term success.
July 2015: Andrew Zaloumis has been named the winner of the WWF Living Planet 2015 Award.
June 2015:Teddy Kalaw presented the results of his dissertation research at a breakfast roundtable hosted by Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) in the Philippines.
April 2015: Beth Knight has been selected for this year's 'Ones to Watch' list published by Brummel Magazine
March 2015: Julian Proctor, participated in a documentary around the future of shipping
March 2015: Jamie Plotnek writes for the Sustainable Brands website
February 2015: Paloma Lopez featured on Kellogg's Open for Breakfast Let's Talk website
In her role as Global Sustainability Director, Paloma’s focus is on sustainability – from how we grow our ingredients and make our foods, to how we get them to your table. Here she talks about Kellogg’s on-going journey to support farmers and the environment.
January 2015: Santiago Creuheras writes in IISD
October 2014: Katie Eldar named one of the Top 30 under 30 marketers by Marketing Magazine in Canada
September 2014: Jemma Morton Green appointed Board Director & Investment Committee Member of Future Super
Jemma has been appointed a Board Director & Investment Committee Member of Future Super – “Australia’s first and only fossil fuel free super fund”.
June 2014: Gerry Mattios featured in the Financial Times
In the article, Gerry mentions he researched the impact of trade barriers on sustainable supply chains during his Master's studies.
April 2014: Angus Yip wins sponsorship to attend Enterprisers Programme
We are delighted to announce that Master of Studies student Angus Yip is one of 15 winners of the ‘GO CAMBRIDGE Enterprise Competition 2014’ organised by Hong Kong University in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL).
Winners receive full sponsorship to attend the Enterprisers programme in May 2014. The Enterprisers programme, established by the Cambridge-MIT Institute in 2002, is a four-day residential training programme aimed at ambitious and energetic individuals looking to unlock their entrepreneurial potential.
2 April 2014: Sean Ansett has co-written an article for Guardian Sustainable Business
Due to recent initiatives, within the next decade there will be nowhere left for unethical companies or suppliers to hide.
14 February 2014 Zoë Arden has written a blog for Guardian Sustainable Business
Can working in the Mumbai slums or with Mexican litter pickers provide leaders with epiphany moments about responsible business, or is it simply 'poverty porn'?
Master's student and Reed Smith Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager Sarah Ramwell has been named as the Australian Woman of the Year in the UK for 2014.
The awards aim to showcase what Australian women have achieved while in the UK. Finalists must demonstrate success achieved through business or personal endeavours, the arts, sciences, professional disciplines, government, the community sector or any other field.
Sarah was recognised for her dedication to women's rights and her CSR work which involves leading the pro bono, volunteering, environment and diversity programmes at Reed Smith. Sarah's activities have included pioneering numerous projects in the community aimed at fighting social exclusion and working to protect vulnerable women and children in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
Read more on the Qantas website.
December 2013 Jill Riseley has been lured from Telstra to join the REA Group.
Read the article on the the Fifth Estate website
Drummond Lawson, fourth from the left below, competed in two Varsity Matches in 2013. He earned a half blue for his efforts in the ice hockey's team 8-2 victory over Oxford, and followed this by running as one of the 5 Cambridge Hare and Hounds that defeated their rivals in dark blue at the London marathon.
Paloma Lopez plays for the University’s first women’s tennis team.
Dana Schou and Tiffany Franke row for the Wolfson College 1st Women’s IV+ and Robbie Catton is the cox for this crew.