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Business for Nature consultation now open

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.

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Virtual investment experiment indicates informed consumers choose sustainable funds even with reduced returns

22 October 2019 – A new study has shown that when given clear social and environmental performance data, consumers display an appetite for sustainable investment even with lower returns.

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John Belgrove, Senior Partner at Aon, appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group

16 October 2019 – John Belgrove has been appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a group of 12 leading pension funds, insurers and asset managers convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

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Nick Villiers appointed Director of CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance

September 2019 – Nick Villiers joins the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership this month to lead the Centre for Sustainable Finance, which undertakes deep industry collaboration, high-calibre research, and exceptional education programmes with over 50 global financial institutions to help them play a leading role in building a more sustainable economy.

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Multi-sector collaboration between blue chips, start-ups and banks delivers new model to improve the sustainability of global supply chains without increasing production costs

17 September 2019 – A successful experiment by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), bringing together Sainsbury's, BNP Paribas, Unilever, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Rabobank, has shown how a new model of blockchain and other data sharing technologies can enhance the sustainability of global supply chains without increasing production costs.

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The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership launches Europe-based leadership group

12 September 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) launches new leadership group to accelerate climate action in Europe.

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CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance welcomes the UK’s Green Finance Strategy

2 July 2019 – Today the UK government has launched its Green Finance Strategy, setting out its green finance objectives and ambitions.

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New report indicates locally-owned model of insurance protection helps vulnerable communities recover from natural disasters

21 June 2019 – A new study from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has, for the first time, analysed how mutual microinsurance, a community-owned model of insurance, contributes to the recovery outcomes of low income households following a natural disaster.

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Celebrating 30 years of impact

17 June 2019 – This year the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) marked its 30th anniversary by bringing together over 250 leaders at Buckingham Palace to determine the transformative action required to achieve a sustainable, carbon neutral future.

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CISL hosts ‘economic transformation’ discussions with 250 senior leaders at Buckingham Palace to mark 30th anniversary

June 14 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) hosted an event with HRH The Prince of Wales for over 250 leaders across business, government and finance to determine the transformative action required to achieve a sustainable, carbon neutral future.

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Centre for Sustainable Finance chairs discussion on the challenges facing hydropower in Africa

28 May 2019 – Last month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance chaired a panel discussion on attracting private finance into sustainable infrastructure, with the focus on hydropower, at the “Africa 2019” Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa conference in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Centre for Sustainable Finance hosts the FRANTIC consortium's first workshop

27 May 2019 – Earlier this month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance hosted a workshop on quantifying climate-related transition risks to the UK financial system. The workshop was organised by the consortium behind the project FRANTIC – Financial Risk and the Impact of Climate Change.

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