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SustainableViews: Op-ed by Ursula Woodburn - MEPs can vote next week to make certain that EU insurers use their capital to support businesses in their net zero transition

22 April 2024

22 April 2024 - Ursula Woodburn, Director of CISL’s Europe office and the Corporate Leaders Group Europe, explains how insurers can take action to help mitigate against the effects of climate change and why MEPs can influence this for SustainableViews.

Forbes: Comment by James Cole, CISL's Chief Innovation Officer, on UNICEF Innovation30

17 April 2024

17 April 2024 – James Cole commented in Forbes on UNICEF's Innovation30. The scheme selects 24 sustainability and climate change mitigation projects led by young people.

Financial Times: Comment by Ursula Woodburn, Director of CLG Europe

21 March 2024

21 March 2024 - Our CISL Europe Director comments in the FT on the importance of businesses cutting their emissions by at least 90% by 2040, as governments grapple with the costly consequences of climate change.

Could climate cause the next financial crisis?

3 August 2017

29 June 2017: In an article published in Investment and Pensions Europe , Paul Fisher, CISL Senior Associate and vice chair of the Banking Environment Initiative, reports on his and CISL's position in the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures . Banking...

New natural capital metric a 'powerful lever for change'

3 August 2017

22 May 2017: Articles published by and Sustainable Brands reported on a new biodiversity metric, launched by CISL's Natural Capital Impact Group, to help companies and investors reduce their impact on nature.

Exclusive preview of a new Ladybird book co-written by Prince Charles

3 August 2017

21 January 2017: An article published in the Telegraph announced the launch of a new Ladybird book on climate change, written by CISL's Patron HRH The Prince of Wales, and CISL Senior Associates Tony Juniper and Dr Emily Shuckburgh. HRH The Prince of Wales

ESG: UN goals strike a chord

3 August 2017

February 2017: This article in the IPE publication explores why the UN Sustainable Development Goals have struck a chord with institutional investors. The article looks at how CISL’s Investment Leaders Group developed a framework for reporting the impact of responsible investment using the SDGs as...

Finding solutions by harnessing the power of our partnerships

22 March 2017

30 November 2016: In this article published in the Huffington Post , Olympic sailing champion and Team Principal at Land Rover BAR, Ben Ainslie, reflects on a two day custom programme at CISL, which looked at inspiring sustainability through partnership . CISL custom programmes

Government long-term climate strategy should be 'business friendly', says Corporate Leaders Group

7 December 2016

18 November 2016: In this article, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), outline the importance of "business friendly" national government long-term policy planning to deliver the vision of the Paris Agreement. The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

Climate change could spark the world’s next financial crisis, former Bank of England executive warns

29 November 2016

24 October 2016: In these two articles, The Independent and Bloomberg , CISL, Senior Associate and former Bank of England Executive, Dr Paul Fisher , warns, 'You don’t need to believe in climate change, you don’t need to believe that it is man-made. You just need to believe that governments are...

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