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DAC Beachcroft becomes first law firm to join ClimateWise

13 May 2021 – ClimateWise is pleased to welcome its newest member and first law firm, DAC Beachcroft, into its global insurance industry collaboration committed to reducing the impact of climate change on society.

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CISL pays tribute to renowned environmental scientist and CISL Fellow, Professor Bob Scholes

5 May 2021 – CISL is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Bob Scholes, a renowned environmental scientist and dear friend to many of CISL’s staff and our wider community. We send condolences to his family, friends and colleagues, and those who knew him well.

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Investment leaders highlight need for universal method for understanding Paris alignment of funds

14 April 2021 – New analysis from global investors network the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) shows that the present disclosure of fund performance does not allow investors to understand and compare the alignment of funds with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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A message from Polly Courtice

Polly shares a personal message to CISL’s Network as she hands over to Clare Shine as CISL’s new Director and CEO.

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CISL Director Polly Courtice appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire

16 March 2021 – CISL’s Founder Director, Dame Polly Courtice has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire to support Lord Lieutenant Mrs Julie Spence OBE.

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Innovation Matters: Help CISL shape the Future of Fashion

25 February 2021 – 2020 saw the CISL Accelerator run two successful programmes for over 50 UK start-ups and small businesses, all champions and pioneers of sustainable fashion. This year, we plan to go global.

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ClimateWise annual review highlights insurance sector's role in shaping resilience to climate change

17 February 2021 – The ClimateWise Principles Review indicates significant improvement in climate-related disclosure of insurers and highlights sector’s vital role in shaping resilience to climate change.

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Dame Polly Courtice awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021

15 February 2021 – Dame Polly Courtice delivered a galvanising call to action for future business leaders as part of her Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech at edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021, claiming "this is the generation that still has time to change everything for the better".

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CISL responds to The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review

2 February 2021 – The Dasgupta Review is an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity commissioned by HM Treasury to explore the sustainability of our engagement with nature. Here the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) responds to the review and captures an overview of its findings.

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MSt in Sustainability Leadership: highlights during a turbulent year

27 January 2021 – The Master’s in Sustainability Leadership achieved a record number of applications for the second year running in 2020. Now in its twelfth year, the part-time graduate course continues to attract global interest, with over 330 students having studied since its launch in 2010.

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