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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Centre for Business Transformation

Tomorrow’s successful companies will need to align strategy, purpose and ambition with long-term value creation for society. CISL’s Centre for Business Transformation works with businesses and their stakeholders to explore the critical questions shaping the future of corporations.

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Centre for Policy and Industrial Transformation

Through pioneering partnerships between business leaders, policymakers and academics, the Centre for Policy and Industrial Transformation develops high-impact, systemic solutions to drive policy and industrial change towards a sustainable economy.

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Building leadership capacity

Our executive education programmes help senior leaders develop strategic responses to corporate sustainability challenges.

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Graduate study

Our graduate study courses, accredited by the University of Cambridge, help individuals to lead and influence change.

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Rewiring the Economy

Our ten-year plan lays the foundations for a sustainable economy through the collaboration of business, government and finance.

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CISL network

Our network is made up of 8,000 senior leaders representing business, the public sector and civil society in every industry and on every continent.

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Centre for Sustainable Finance

Through a unique combination of deep industry collaboration, high-calibre research, and exceptional education programmes, the Centre for Sustainable Finance is helping financial institutions and those who regulate them to play a catalytic role in achieving a sustainable economy.

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Business and policy leaders groups

We bring together government and finance groups on key sustainability issues to identify solutions and advocate change.

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Research and thought leadership

Our research, undertaken with leading academics in Cambridge and worldwide, is channelled into practical business and policy solutions.

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International Operations

We have offices in Cambridge, Brussels and Cape Town, and delivery partners in Beijing, Chile, Melbourne and the UAE.

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Business for Nature consultation now open

Nov 07, 2019

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.

Virtual investment experiment indicates informed consumers choose sustainable funds even with reduced returns

Oct 21, 2019

22 October 2019 – A new study has shown that when given clear social and environmental performance data, consumers display an appetite for sustainable investment even with lower returns.

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