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November 2017: IDBE student, Nathalie Baxter named one of the RIBA Journal 2017 Rising Stars cohort

Nathalie BaxterNathalie Baxter, Project Architect at Faulkner Browns Architects and a student of the Master of Studies in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE), has been named one of the RIBA Journal Rising Stars for 2017.

 

 

 


Amie-Shuttleworth.jpgMarch 2017: MSt Alumna Amie Shuttleworth named as an inspiring woman in sustainability by Bioregional

Amie Shuttleworth, Global Head of Sustainability, has been named in Bioregional’s list of ’12 inspiring women in sustainability’ to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017.

 

 


 

December 2016: MSt Alumna Natasha Walji named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women for 2016

The Women's Executive Network (WXN) has released it list of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners, which includes MSt Alumna, Natasha Walji, Head of Industry, Branded Apparel, Google.

Sun Life Trailblazers Walji Natasha


November 2016: MSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando will be presenting at the 34th INSEAD Sustainability roundtable

MSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando has recently completed his Doctorate at the European Business School in Geneva. He presented his thesis ‘United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and Strategic Corporate Sustainability, a Business Engagement Matrix’ at the 33rd INSEAD Business School Sustainability roundtable in Feb 2016, identifying which 2–3 UNSDGs business should prioritise and engage with. He will be presenting a step-by-step approach based on his thesis at the 34th INSEAD Sustainability round table, November 16–18, France.

Ravi Fernando thesis


February 2016: MSt Alumna, Jill Riseley – CEOs on Notice for Lack of Sustainability Leadership 

It’s the season for CSR reports, and the results show that with consumer and stakeholder expectations on the rise CEOs will feel the pressure to drive good business practices, writes corporate sustainability strategist Jill Riseley.

Read more on the Pro Bono Australia website.


strategic corporate sustainability front coverMSt Alumnus Ravi Fernando has recently published a new book called ‘Strategic Corporate Sustainability: 7 Imperatives for Sustainable Business’.

The book outlines why global warming, the depletion of natural resources, and pollution should be everyone's concern. He explores seven imperatives for sustainable organisations and illustrates how businesses can improve returns on capital by investing in sustainability-led differentiation and innovation.

Ravi graduated from the Master’s in 2014 and is the Operations Director at Malaysia Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. He teaches strategic corporate sustainability on the INSEAD /Cedep AMP/MBE, European University, Deusto & Universtat of Pompeu Fabra (Spain) and University of Colombo MBA programmes.


 

August 2015: Master's alumnus Ravi Fernando recently spoke at the Sri Lanka Strategy Summit.

Ravi talked about the importance of creativity, innovation, and strategy and how leaders can strategise and execute a well thought-out plan to achieve sustainability and long-term success.


July 2015: Andrew Zaloumis has been named the winner of the WWF Living Planet 2015 Award.

Read more on the iSimangaliso Wetland Park website.


June 2015:Teddy Kalaw presented the results of his dissertation research at a breakfast roundtable hosted by Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) in the Philippines.

Read more on the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) website.


April 2015: Beth Knight has been selected for this year's 'Ones to Watch' list published by Brummel Magazine

Brummell Magazine - The little black book for the City


March 2015: Julian Proctor, participated in a documentary around the future of shipping

Changing Tides: The Future of Shipping


March 2015: Jamie Plotnek writes for the Sustainable Brands website

Is it possible for both businesses and the planet to thrive while providing people with the luxury goods and experiences they want?


February 2015: Paloma Lopez featured on Kellogg's Open for Breakfast Let's Talk website

In her role as Global Sustainability Director, Paloma’s focus is on sustainability – from how we grow our ingredients and make our foods, to how we get them to your table. Here she talks about Kellogg’s on-going journey to support farmers and the environment.


January 2015: Santiago Creuheras writes in IISD

Energy Efficiency: A Field of Opportunity for the G20


October 2014: Katie Eldar named one of the Top 30 under 30 marketers by Marketing Magazine in Canada

Read more in the Marketing Magazine.


September 2014: Jemma Morton Green appointed Board Director & Investment Committee Member of Future Super

Jemma has been appointed a Board Director & Investment Committee Member of Future Super – “Australia’s first and only fossil fuel free super fund”.


June 2014: Gerry Mattios featured in the Financial Times

In the article, Gerry mentions he researched the impact of trade barriers on sustainable supply chains during his Master's studies.


April 2014: Angus Yip wins sponsorship to attend Enterprisers Programme

AngusYip

We are delighted to announce that Master of Studies student Angus Yip is one of 15 winners of the ‘GO CAMBRIDGE Enterprise Competition 2014’ organised by Hong Kong University in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL).

Winners receive full sponsorship to attend the Enterprisers programme in May 2014. The Enterprisers programme, established by the Cambridge-MIT Institute in 2002, is a four-day residential training programme aimed at ambitious and energetic individuals looking to unlock their entrepreneurial potential.


2 April 2014: Sean Ansett has co-written an article for Guardian Sustainable Business

10 things that have changed since the Bangladesh factory collapse.

Due to recent initiatives, within the next decade there will be nowhere left for unethical companies or suppliers to hide.


14 February 2014 Zoë Arden has written a blog for Guardian Sustainable Business

Experiential learning aims to close gap between big business and social good.

Can working in the Mumbai slums or with Mexican litter pickers provide leaders with epiphany moments about responsible business, or is it simply 'poverty porn'?


Master's student and Reed Smith Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager Sarah Ramwell has been named as the Australian Woman of the Year in the UK for 2014.

Sarah Ramwell

The awards aim to showcase what Australian women have achieved while in the UK. Finalists must demonstrate success achieved through business or personal endeavours, the arts, sciences, professional disciplines, government, the community sector or any other field.

Sarah was recognised for her dedication to women's rights and her CSR work which involves leading the pro bono, volunteering, environment and diversity programmes at Reed Smith. Sarah's activities have included pioneering numerous projects in the community aimed at fighting social exclusion and working to protect vulnerable women and children in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

Read more on the Qantas website.


December 2013 Jill Riseley has been lured from Telstra to join the REA Group.

Read the article on the the Fifth Estate website


Sporting Achievements

Drummond Lawson, fourth from the left below, competed in two Varsity Matches in 2013. He earned a half blue for his efforts in the ice hockey's team 8-2 victory over Oxford, and followed this by running as one of the 5 Cambridge Hare and Hounds that defeated their rivals in dark blue at the London marathon.

Drummond Lawson (MSt Cohort 2) competed in two Varsity matches in 2013.

Paloma Lopez plays for the University’s first women’s tennis team.

Dana Schou and Tiffany Franke row for the Wolfson College 1st Women’s IV+ and Robbie Catton is the cox for this crew.

Dana Schou and Tiffany Franke (MSt Cohort 3) row for the Wolfson College 1st women’s IV+ and Robbie Catton (MSt Cohort 4) is the cox for this crew.



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