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The shifting expectations of business: aligning strategy, business model and culture with a sustainable purpose

November 2020 – As businesses look to transition from ‘rescue’ to ‘recovery’ now is a good time to clarify their role in delivering a resilient, low carbon, and fundamentally sustainable economy, says CISL's Director of Business Strategy Ben Kellard. How can organisations ensure that they have aligned their purpose and strategy with the transition ahead?

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Fatima might just get us out of this mess (she just doesn’t know it yet)

30 October 2020 – In her latest blog, Dr Louise Drake reflects on the contributions of the arts and humanities to leadership, making the case that society must continue to value the academic disciplines that nurture diversity in how we see, process and engage with the world around us.

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are vital to UK decarbonisation – how do we meaningfully engage them?

8 October 2020 – Beverley Cornaby, Senior Programme Manager in the Policy Team at CISL reflects on how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can help shift the UK economy towards net zero by 2050.

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Building the future - a picture of the new climate leadership

30 September 2020 – A new form of corporate climate leadership is emerging characterised by clear ambition, concrete action, compelling advocacy, and firm accountability, writes Eliot Whittington of the Corporate Leaders Group

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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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