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Joint CISL–UK Treasury event on growing the green fintech market

12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, the Sustainable Finance team from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) co-convened a roundtable discussion with the UK Treasury to explore the roles of industry and governments in the development of green fintech markets.

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Blue chips partner with University of Cambridge to fund new breakthrough research on global sustainability challenges

11 July 2018 – The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Dame Polly Courtice presented with BusinessGreen Lifetime Achievement Award

28 June – Dame Polly Courtice, Director of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from BusinessGreen for her work building a community of sustainability leaders over 30 years.

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A warm welcome to CISL's newest Fellows and Senior Associates

7 June 2018 – We are delighted to welcome our newly-appointed research Fellows and Senior Associates to the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). They bring with them a wealth of experience from their work in business, governments and civil society that enables CISL to pioneer positive change across global industries.

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing reunites with CISL to celebrate the values of sustainability leadership

7 June 2018 – In September the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) teamed up with Vestas 11th Hour Racing to deliver a tailored sustainability leadership programme to Vestas' talented sailors. Now back in European waters, the crew are taking the opportunity to reflect on their training and to offer a $10,000 grant towards CISL's Leadership Labs.

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Two-thirds of G20 member states are engaged with the Financial Stability Board’s climate risk disclosure recommendations

31 May 2018 – Approximately two-thirds of G20 member states have actively engaged with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), set up by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to help the financial sector take account of climate-related issues.

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Companies agree to step up action to address growing pressures on UK water

29 May 2018 – Over 60 organisations including businesses such as M&S, Nestlé, Coca Cola and Asda as well as number of water companies including Anglian Water, Thames Water and Yorkshire Water, have agreed to step up action to address the increasing pressures to UK water through improved catchment management.

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AstraZeneca partners with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership to launch unique sustainability project in Kenya

21 May 2018 – Today at the 71st World Health Assembly, AstraZeneca will announce a new sustainability project in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). The pilot will see the introduction of portable biodigesters to Dunga Beach on Lake Victoria in Kenya which allow the local community to process organic waste into valuable clean energy. It will study the impact on the environment and local economy, and provide potential insight into the effect of clean cooking on respiratory health.

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Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 now open for entries

10 May 2018 – Entries are now open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges

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Helping insurers get on the front foot in managing climate change risks

4 May 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles set to become the go-to TCFD disclosure framework for insurance industry.

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Voluntary approach to buildings' energy efficiency not working; legislation needed, say companies

17 April 2018 – There are enormous opportunities to make Europe’s buildings more energy efficient, create jobs and reduce carbon emissions in line with international commitments, but current policy is not ambitious enough, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Leading businesses interviewed for the report say member states must legislate to ensure renovation happens.

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Supply chains at risk as wild pollinators decline, finds new Cambridge report

13 April 2018 – Companies face potential shortages of raw materials, a fall in crop quality and challenges around security of supply because of an emerging pollination deficit, a new report funded by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative has found.

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