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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)


We offer practical and strategic tools and guidance, grounded in practitioner insights from exceptional people from business, policy and academia, to help leaders, organisations and sectors deliver change for a sustainable economy.



CISL foundational frameworks 

Rewiring the Economy shows how the economy can be
‘rewired’, through focused collaboration between business, government and finance institutions. 

The Cambridge Impact Leadership Model describes the leadership we need to deliver value for business, society and
the environment.  


For policy  

Competitive Sustainability Index is a ground-breaking approach to measuring the EU’s competitive sustainability performance   

Advocacy toolkits for business leaders and policy makers including knowledge hubs on:  



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