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New report sets out ten principles required for business to deliver a sustainable purpose
26 November 2020 – A new report from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) captures insights from leading companies to highlight practices to integrate a sustainable purpose into organisations.
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Leading with a sustainable purpose: Leaders’ insights for the development, alignment and integration of a sustainable corporate purpose
November 2020 – This report from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) distils shared insights into how four leading multinational companies developed, aligned and integrated a purpose and strategy to transition to a sustainable economy.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Leadership
Company Boards cannot trust that someone else will manage their climate risk exposure
29 June 2017 – Well-run companies stand to benefit from the additional attention investors and their regulators are paying to climate change risk management. Boards must understand the strategic nature of the issue and not delegate it to environmental specialists, says Lindsay Hooper, Executive Director, Education, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
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It makes business sense to understand sustainability
29 November 2017 – Over the past two years, Hammerson Plc has sent seven of its senior management team on The Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme, run by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Louise Ellison, Group Head of Sustainability, explains how the course helps its leaders understand and respond to current sustainability challenges, and stresses the importance for all senior teams to understand the implications of sustainability for their business.
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HR teams critical in enabling business to lead change in the new global economy, finds new report from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
5 March 2018 – Businesses need to develop leadership to respond to the unprecedented changes brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new report from the University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Highlighting the important role of HR and L&D teams, the report sets out a framework for leadership development that delivers value for business, society and the environment.
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Cambridge Impact Leadership Model
The Cambridge Impact Leadership Model describes the leadership we need to deliver value for business, society and the environment.
Located in About / Rewiring Leadership
Our shifting view of business
30 May – In the first of his blog series, Ben Kellard, Director of Business Strategy, CISL, considers the evolution of business perspectives and responsibilities - and the role of leadership in delivering sustainable, future-fit strategies.
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The future of sustainable business: Reflections from 30 sustainability leaders
December 2018 – In a period of urgent environmental and social challenges, it's clear that business as usual cannot deliver the required response at the pace and scale required to achieve a positive impact. This working paper highlights the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses during periods of change, outlining the leadership required to deliver positive actions.
Located in Resources / Working Papers
Exploring the multiple contributions of the arts and humanities to leadership
October 2020 – This working paper summarises three emerging narratives about the distinctive contribution of the arts and humanities to leadership.
Located in Resources / Sustainability Leadership
A new climate for business: Planning your response to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
September 2016 – This business briefing provides an overview of what was agreed in the Paris Agreement. It explains the major implications and helps businesses to formulate their strategic responses.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation