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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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Working paper finds that better disclosures are needed to assess long-term orientation of investment funds

20 March 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to enable institutional and retail investors to assess the long-term orientation of the investment funds is not currently available.

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HRH The Prince of Wales meets business leaders to explore new technologies to tackle plastic pollution

8 March 2019 – HRH The Prince of Wales met with business leaders from the CISL network this week to learn more about how biotransformation technology can help address plastic pollution at scale.

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Investors and lenders need better tools to manage climate risk to homes, mortgages and assets, finds new research

22 February 2019 – New open-source models from ClimateWise, a global insurance network, offer step-by-step guides to help the financial industry prepare for risks posed by climate change.

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New case study aims to inspire more businesses to remove single-use plastic

14 February 2019 – A business change case study published by CISL today shows how Sky has taken action to remove single-use plastic from its business through its strategy, leadership, management and engagement.

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A growing interest from the investment community on ways to measure impacts at the launch event of the Sustainable Investment Framework

08 February 2019 – The launch event of the Sustainable Investment Framework brought together over 120 asset managers and asset owners, academics, sustainability experts, alongside EU Commission officials, to discuss the opportunities, challenges and next steps to measure investment impacts.

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Better measures needed to help savers choose investment products, new report finds

January 31 2019 – The Investment Leaders Group found that the data necessary to assess the social and environmental impact of funds is lacking.

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership

Applications are now open for the 2020 intake for the Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership, as well as the postgraduate Diploma and Certificate in Sustainable Business. Alexandra Brunner, Senior Project Manager at CISL, reflects upon 10 years of delivering the unique Master's course.

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New report highlights the value of linking the Planetary Boundaries framework to business

16 January 2019 – A report produced in collaboration with Kering, explains how the Planetary Boundary framework can be applied in the context of corporate sustainability.

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Helping insurers gear up for regulation on climate related financial risk: ClimateWise Principles now aligned with TCFD recommendations

17 December 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles, which aim to help insurers disclose their response to climate change, have now been revised to align fully with the recommendations set out by the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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Renata Puchala awarded the 2018 Mentis Cleantech Bursary

27 November 2018 – We are delighted to announce that Renata Puchala, MSt in Sustainability Leadership Cohort 9, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mentis Cleantech & Social Enterprise Futures Bursary.

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