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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Jason Pomeroy

Tutor Q&A: The value of a sustainability education

20 January 2021

CISL tutors and contributors have extensive experience of working to implement sustainability responses, and are drawn from industry, academia and civil society. We asked our graduate programme tutors about the importance and impact of sustainability education for business leaders, and the sustainability trends and developments they are most excited about.

Students from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership advise Jesus College on improving the sustainability of its historic estate

6 May 2020

6 May 2020 – Students from the MSt Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) course run by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) have been working with Jesus College Cambridge to consider how to manage its historic estate to achieve ambitious sustainability targets for the future.

Knowledge, motivation and mindset: How the IDBE Master’s opened doors and broadened my horizons

10 March 2020

11 March 2020 – Andrew Martin works in the Major Bridges International department of consultant COWI A/S in Denmark. He looks back upon the impact that his time studying for the Master of Studies (MSt) in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) had in empowering him to develop an interest in sustainability in parallel with his established career in bridges and civil engineering.

Altering perceptions and unlocking abilities: Studying for the IDBE

29 January 2020

29 January 2020 – Dr Jenni Barrett discusses how she applied a social psychology perspective to built environment design collaboration following her Master of Studies (MSt) in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) which led to an academic career and the foundation of coLAB, a consultancy specialising in training and research for the construction industry.

A driver for positive change

23 January 2020

24 February 2020 – Galina Parmenter, part of the Global Sustainability Team at fashion retailer C&A, reflects on how studying for CISL’s Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business (PG Dip) helped advance her role as a sustainability professional.

Becoming an agent for positive change: Studying for the MSt in Sustainability Leadership

17 December 2019

18 December 2019 – Elena Vydrine, Head of Portfolio Management and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Integration at Ryedale reflects on how studying for the Master of Studies (MSt) in Sustainability Leadership impacted her career in the finance sector.

Focusing on social sustainability and changing my life trajectory

9 December 2019

21 January 2020 – Mike Rogerson is a chartered accountant with a decade of experience working in finance and operational management across three continents. He shares his experience of studying the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Value Chains, and how his time with CISL nurtured his interest in social sustainability and led him to pursue a PhD focusing on corporate accountability.

New perspectives and new career

2 December 2019

9 December 2019 – James McGregor, Chief Sustainability Innovator and Founder of the Blue Tribe Company, discusses his sustainability journey and the profound impact that CISL’s Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business (PCSB) had on his career path.

Reflections on being inspired and learning at the heart of sustainability action

11 March 2019

3 October 2019 – Katerina Fragos, Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change at P&G Canada on the personal values and professional insights gained through studying CISL’s Master of Studies (MSt) in Sustainability Leadership.

Moving country and career to drive sustainable change

20 February 2019

20 February 2019 – Ana Holden-Peters, Sustainability Lead at Bakkafrost, reflects on the profound impact of studying CISL’s Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business, which led her to focus on her own purpose as a sustainability leader and change her career path