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Human activity on the planet has deafened us to messages from nature. The pandemic has caused a pause in the noise. But will we listen?

June 2020 – As Covid-19 recovery plans are developed, Dame Polly Courtice, Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), reflects upon the need for a new contract to be negotiated between business, government and society. One that is built not just upon the resilience of our businesses and financial systems, but of the societies and nature upon whom we unequivocally depend.

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The six trends transforming finance for a sustainable economy

28 May 2020 – Alice Chapple, Course Convenor on the new Sustainable Finance online short course from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), explores the trends that are emerging in the world of finance, from the need to manage climate change risk, to responsible investment and harnessing big data.

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First-class graduate education in a Covid-19 world

7 May 2020 – Dr Louise Drake, Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Course Director for the Master’s in Sustainability Leadership, reflects on the success of delivering CISL's graduate courses in a virtual format, and the acceleration of CISL’s digital capabilities that have opened up new opportunities for teaching and learning to deliver the future we want.

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Could supermarkets become the new superheroes by helping to build community resilience?

7 May 2020 – Prince of Wales Fellow Caroline Lee considers the role of the food retail sector in supporting communities through the Covid-19 crisis, and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities supermarkets and grocers may continue to face.

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The future we want requires leaders who can communicate for influence and impact

6 May 2020 – Zoë Arden, CISL Fellow and Course Convenor on the new Communicating for Influence and Impact online short course, discusses the need for leaders who listen first, show humility and use communication to influence and accelerate social and environmental change.

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