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Aris Vrettos appointed Director of CISL’s Centre for Business Transformation

20 January 2020 – Aris Vrettos has been appointed Director of CISL’s new Centre for Business Transformation. The Centre will convene forward-looking companies, undertake research and explore innovative strategies and mechanisms to enable business to play a transformative role in delivering sustainability within the next decade.

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Dr Nina Seega appointed as Academic Visitor at the Bank of England

18 December 2019 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce that Dr Nina Seega, Research Director for CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance, has been appointed as academic visitor at the Bank of England.

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ClimateWise publish their annual Principles review

18 December 2019 – This year’s ClimateWise Principles Review is the first since the framework was aligned with the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and reflects the ambition of our members to be accountable on their climate response.

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Winner of 2019 Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards announced

29 November 2019 – Last night Unilever and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announced that Emmanuel Emodek, founder of digital platform ChapChap, has been chosen from eight winning entrepreneurs as the recipient of this year’s HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneurs Prize.

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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership launches Accelerator to support entrepreneurs and SMEs push boundaries in sustainability

28 November 2019 – A new business Accelerator launched today by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, will help local and regional entrepreneurs, SMEs and startups tackle the challenges of a transition to a sustainable economy.

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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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