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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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Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019 now open for entries

7 May 2019 – Entries are now open for the sixth Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges.

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Launch event highlights the critical role of collaboration in the design of sustainable and resilient spaces for the future

April 2019 – Over 70 built environment professionals came together at the BDP London office to mark the launch of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's (CISL) new Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment.

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Bank 2030 Project: Research participation opportunity

25 April 2019 – Would you like to participate in a research project on the role of banks in financing the low carbon economy? Researchers at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) are looking for participants for this new study.

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Achieving a net-zero EU heavy industry by 2050 is possible, claims new report

25 April 2019 – A new report supported by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) outlines multiple pathways for European energy-intensive industries to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, whilst remaining competitive at a global level.

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Academic journal publishes CISL research on social impacts of transition to low carbon economies

15 April 2019 – New research from CISL researchers Dr Sanna Markkanen and Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, which draws on existing literature on the social co-impacts of climate change and implications for inequality, has been published in the academic journal Climate Policy.

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CISL Director Polly Courtice joins keynote panel at The Economist Sustainability Summit 2019

26 March 2019 – Can the global economy withstand the pressures of new demands created by climate change? This was the question put to the keynote panel at The Economist Sustainability Summit 2019.

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