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‘Good step forward for climate action’ – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership responds to Prime Minister's Ten Point Plan 
18 November 2020 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson released details of his Ten Point Plan for a UK green recovery yesterday evening. The roadmap towards decarbonisation of the economy and regeneration of nature comes one year before the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit.
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Banking sector ‘active mindset’ key to accelerating response to climate crisis
30 January 2020 – A new report from the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) highlights the need for the banking sector to develop an ‘active mindset’ in order to accelerate the transition to a net zero carbon economy. Pioneering banks have started to adopt this mindset, approaching the decarbonisation of the economy as a strategic opportunity.
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Dr Nina Seega appointed as Academic Visitor at the Bank of England
18 December 2019 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce that Dr Nina Seega, Research Director for CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance, has been appointed as academic visitor at the Bank of England.
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John Belgrove, Senior Partner at Aon, appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group
16 October 2019 – John Belgrove has been appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a group of 12 leading pension funds, insurers and asset managers convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
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Nick Villiers appointed Director of CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance
September 2019 – Nick Villiers joins the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership this month to lead the Centre for Sustainable Finance, which undertakes deep industry collaboration, high-calibre research, and exceptional education programmes with over 50 global financial institutions to help them play a leading role in building a more sustainable economy.
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CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance welcomes the UK’s Green Finance Strategy
2 July 2019 – Today the UK government has launched its Green Finance Strategy, setting out its green finance objectives and ambitions.
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Centre for Sustainable Finance chairs discussion on the challenges facing hydropower in Africa
28 May 2019 – Last month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance chaired a panel discussion on attracting private finance into sustainable infrastructure, with the focus on hydropower, at the “Africa 2019” Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa conference in Windhoek, Namibia.
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Centre for Sustainable Finance hosts the FRANTIC consortium's first workshop
27 May 2019 – Earlier this month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance hosted a workshop on quantifying climate-related transition risks to the UK financial system. The workshop was organised by the consortium behind the project FRANTIC – Financial Risk and the Impact of Climate Change.
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Working paper finds that better disclosures are needed to assess long-term orientation of investment funds
20 March 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to enable institutional and retail investors to assess the long-term orientation of the investment funds is not currently available.
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Investors and lenders need better tools to manage climate risk to homes, mortgages and assets, finds new research
22 February 2019 – New open-source models from ClimateWise, a global insurance network, offer step-by-step guides to help the financial industry prepare for risks posed by climate change.
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