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The Prince of Wales commends Cambridge ambitions for zero carbon flight during visit to University of Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory

30 January 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the University of Cambridge Whittle Laboratory hosted a meeting for HRH The Prince of Wales, aviation business leaders, senior government officials and academics to announce the university’s ambition to develop the world’s first zero carbon flight.

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Banking sector ‘active mindset’ key to accelerating response to climate crisis

30 January 2020 – A new report from the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) highlights the need for the banking sector to develop an ‘active mindset’ in order to accelerate the transition to a net zero carbon economy. Pioneering banks have started to adopt this mindset, approaching the decarbonisation of the economy as a strategic opportunity.

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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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MSt in Sustainability in Sustainability Leadership attracts record number of applications for 2019 intake

January 2020 – Over 300 students from 78 countries have studied the MSt in Sustainability Leadership since the course launched in 2010, and last year the course attracted a record number of applications. Now entering its eleventh year, this unique course empowering business leaders to tackle critical challenges is more vital than ever.

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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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