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Read more at: CISL Signs Open letter to Environment Ministers on the Convention on Biological Diversity

CISL Signs Open letter to Environment Ministers on the Convention on Biological Diversity

22 June 2022

22 June 2022 - CISL has signed an open letter calling environment ministers within governments and the UN to forge ahead with date and location for urgent global biodiversity meeting.


Read more at: Multisector land management collaboration delivers scalable models that can improve water quality through more sustainable land husbandry
Modelling nature-positive agriculture

Multisector land management collaboration delivers scalable models that can improve water quality through more sustainable land husbandry

10 June 2022

13 June 2022 - Two new regenerative nature projects from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) offer blueprints for land management that supports a range of environment improvements, including biodiversity, water quality, flood mitigation, emissions reductions and carbon sequestration, through more sustainable agriculture.


Read more at: CISL joins the African Natural Capital Alliance as a knowledge partner

CISL joins the African Natural Capital Alliance as a knowledge partner

7 June 2022

https://www.fsdafrica.org/anca/ 8 June 2022 - The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined the African Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA) as a knowledge partner. The Alliance aims to coordinate policies and practices at financial institutions, companies, regulators and policymakers towards the growth and protection of Africa’s natural resources.


Read more at: The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and DLA Piper launch two-year, global Future of Boards study
Future of Boards

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and DLA Piper launch two-year, global Future of Boards study

6 June 2022

27 June 2022 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and global law firm DLA Piper today announced the launch of a two-year, global research collaboration to study the Future of Boards.


Read more at: Investment Leaders Group announces State Street’s Rick Lacaille as new chair 

Investment Leaders Group announces State Street’s Rick Lacaille as new chair 

26 May 2022

26 May 2022 - Global pension, insurer, asset and wealth managers network the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has announced Rick Lacaille, Executive Vice President and Global Head of ESG for State Street as its new chair.


Read more at: Neighbourhood planning has potential to boost wellbeing, according to new research

Neighbourhood planning has potential to boost wellbeing, according to new research

25 May 2022

25 May 2022 - New research highlights a role for neighbourhood planning in improving wellbeing for ageing populations


Read more at: CISL joins Science Based Targets Network as NGO partner
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CISL joins Science Based Targets Network as NGO partner

24 May 2022

24 May 2022 – CISL is joining the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN), a collaboration of leading global non-profits and mission driven organizations working to shape private sector impacts on the environment by using science-based targets for nature to empower companies to measure their contribution to a nature-positive economy.


Read more at: Paying living wages can positively affect all aspects of business activity including bottom line

Paying living wages can positively affect all aspects of business activity including bottom line

4 May 2022

16 May 2022 - A new report indicates living wages not only offer a way out of in-work poverty and help tackle inequality, they also support business resilience, stability and growth.


Read more at: HRH The Prince of Wales and UK Business Sec Kwasi Kwarteng attend roundtable on sustainable aviation and view AIA’s interactive model
Dr Andy Wheeler demonstrating the AIA’s model to HRH The Prince of Wales, Clare Shine (CEO, CISL) and David Cardwell

HRH The Prince of Wales and UK Business Sec Kwasi Kwarteng attend roundtable on sustainable aviation and view AIA’s interactive model

27 April 2022

27 April 2022 - Two years ago, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales challenged a group of aviation industry players, convened through his Sustainable Markets Initiative, to half the time to achieve climate neutral aviation from 2050 to 2035, and asked the University of Cambridge to help unlock this change. The Whittle Lab and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership responded by creating the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA), a collaborative project working to accelerate the transition towards sustainable flight, by developing an evidence-based tools, simulations and visualisations that can map pathways to climate neutral aviation.


Read more at: Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

20 April 2022

20 April 2022 - InfluenceMap has recently launched an interactive platform tracking influencing efforts of companies and industry associations on key files within the EU Green Deal’s landmark initiative of the ‘Fit for 55’ package. The Corporate Leaders Groups were awarded an “A” ranking for their ongoing policy engagement for climate action, topping the industrial association list.


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