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Manulife Investment Management becomes newest member of CISL’s Investment Leaders Group

9 October 2020 – Manulife Investment Management is the latest organisation to join the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a voluntary member initiative striving to create an investment chain that prioritises economic, social and environmental sustainability. The ILG is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

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University of Cambridge aims to divest from fossil fuel investments by 2030, with net zero targeted by 2038

The University of Cambridge has announced that it aims to divest its £3.5bn endowment fund from investment in fossil fuels by 2030 as part of its overall strategy for its investment portfolio to reach net zero by 2038.

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New guidance provides business with a framework to value biodiversity

29 September 2020 – Biodiversity is increasingly recognised for its role in building resilience against climate change, in supporting communities and livelihoods, and for its essential role in underpinning society and the economy. The Capitals Coalition and Cambridge Conservation Initiative today launched guidance, developed with input from CISL, that will enable businesses and financial institutions to put the value of biodiversity at the heart of decision making.

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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Lloyds Banking Group announce renewed partnership towards a sustainable economy

10 September 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) have announced a continuation of their long-standing Strategic Partnership, which aims to further their mutual interests in supporting and leading the transition to a sustainable economy.

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The Future we Want: priorities for the post-covid world

August 2020 – Leaders around the world are facing a set of extraordinary choices. From short-term needs to long-term performance, Covid-19 has tested many of the assumptions about today’s society and challenged us to proactively create a future we want to live in.

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New research project between AstraZeneca and CISL to study the impact of air quality on respiratory, oncological and cardiovascular disease prevalence in Uganda

28 July 2020 – A new Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow has been appointed to lead research exploring strategies to reduce outdoor air pollution in Uganda and promote healthy communities through evidence-based policies and citizen science.

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Robeco becomes newest member of CISL’s Investment Leaders Group

23 July 2020 – Robeco is the latest organisation to join the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a voluntary member initiative striving to create an investment chain that prioritises economic, social and environmental sustainability. The ILG is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

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CISL Director Dame Polly Courtice appointed as Board Advisor to BSI

12 June 2020 – BSI, the business improvement company, today announced the appointment of CISL Director Dame Polly Courtice as Board Advisor with effect from 1 June 2020.

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New assessment guide aims to help farmers monitor soil health

10 June 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has played a role in developing an assessment tool to enable farmers to monitor and manage the soil health of their farms.

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Students from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership advise Jesus College on improving the sustainability of its historic estate

6 May 2020 – Students from the MSt Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) course run by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) have been working with Jesus College Cambridge to consider how to manage its historic estate to achieve ambitious sustainability targets for the future.

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The Future we Want: Global call for questions

4 May 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is inviting leaders in business, government, civil society and academia to identify and debate the critical questions that need to be answered in order to enhance our understanding and improve decision-making to secure the Future we Want.

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New briefing paper warns Biodiversity Strategy is test of EU understanding of nature's role in successful Green Deal

30 April 2020 – As the coronavirus crisis continues to take a terrible toll on lives and livelihoods worldwide, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has warned the EU's forthcoming Biodiversity Strategy will be a test of whether Europe is taking nature, including biodiversity, seriously in its economic thinking.

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