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AstraZeneca partners with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership to launch unique sustainability project in Kenya

21 May 2018 – Today at the 71st World Health Assembly, AstraZeneca will announce a new sustainability project in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). The pilot will see the introduction of portable biodigesters to Dunga Beach on Lake Victoria in Kenya which allow the local community to process organic waste into valuable clean energy. It will study the impact on the environment and local economy, and provide potential insight into the effect of clean cooking on respiratory health.

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Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge  

CISL has been catalysing leadership towards a sustainable economy for almost 30 years. We have worked with 8,000 senior executives and policymakers internationally to help align their strategies with this objective. We form a bridge between these executives and cross-disciplinary teams of University researchers to elucidate new perspectives and solutions. Our thought leadership and industry collaborations have been a notable influence at some of the world’s most prestigious fora.


Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge

Located within the Department of Politics and International Studies, CDS is the University’s research and education hub on global development. It’s interdisciplinary training is grounded in the realities of development, with research capabilities spanning the political economy of development and markets; innovation in commodity chains; technology in a rural African context; health, gender empowerment; and the impact of renewable energy.

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