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Living in the Climate Crisis: Young People in Uganda

1 November 2021

5 November 2021 - This report documents the diverse livelihood strategies of young people living in Uganda, the impacts of climate change on their lives, and the adaptation and mitigation strategies that they have employed to address the crisis so far. By foregrounding views of young people, our research presents a vivid picture of how climate disruptions are already impacting young people.

On the Borderline: The EU CBAM and its place in the world of trade

18 October 2021

October 2021 - The new CISL report ‘On the Borderline: the EU CBAM and its place in the world of trade’ shows unilateral action is risky but may be needed to achieve net zero by 2050.

Climate talks will fail without more young people's voices

29 June 2021

29 June 2021 – Anna Barford, CISL Research Fellow, reflects on why it is critical to engage diverse young people in decision making to find successful pathways to respond to climate change.

UK business and policy leadership for net zero: analysis of progress to reduce emissions

21 May 2021

May 2021 – A new report from University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership analyses the progress the UK has made towards reducing emissions and meeting its 2030 targets, and looks at the role that policy and clear, sector-specific ambitions have played in supporting the transition.

Brexit and UK climate leadership: The emerging opportunities and challenges

18 March 2021

A new report from University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership examines the opportunities and challenges for climate leadership in the context of Brexit. 

Towards sustainable packaging materials: Examining the relative impact of materials in the natural source water and soft drinks value chain

8 April 2020

20 April 2020 - A new report from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership provides recommendations for businesses and government to help address the issue of eliminating plastic waste. The publication examines how companies from natural water and soft drinks sector can adopt a considered approach in their future packaging material decision making.

Industrial Transformation 2050: Pathways to net-zero emissions from EU Heavy Industry

24 April 2019

April 2019 – The report, supported and co-funded by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), sets out multiple possible pathways the EU could pursue to achieve the full decarbonisation of its heavy industries by 2050.

Academic journal publishes CISL research on social impacts of transition to low carbon economies

11 April 2019

15 April 2019 – New research from CISL researchers Dr Sanna Markkanen and Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, which draws on existing literature on the social co-impacts of climate change and implications for inequality, has been published in the academic journal Climate Policy.

A business change case study: Sky’s approach to removing single-use plastic from its business

28 January 2019

February 2018 – Urgent action is required by business, government and consumers to create a transformational shift in the way we consume and use single-use plastic to stop the flow of this material into the natural environment. This case study explores how Sky has taken action to remove single-use plastic from its business through its strategy, leadership, management and engagement.

Towards sustainable packaging: A plan to eliminate plastic packaging waste from UK bottled water and soft drinks

4 September 2018

September 2018 – The significant challenges presented by plastic packaging waste can only be solved through collaborative actions from business, government and society. This industry-led report lays out practically how stakeholders across the bottled water and soft drinks value chain can work together, and more widely with others, to achieve zero plastic packaging waste from UK bottled water and soft drinks by 2030.