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Read more at: The Nature COP in Kunming opens today – a further step towards nature-positive targets for businesses
Nature COP

The Nature COP in Kunming opens today – a further step towards nature-positive targets for businesses

11 October 2021 - Catherine Weller, from CISL’s Business & Nature team, explores expectations as the first part of the Kunming Nature COP gets underway and explains why business should be active in demanding clear and ambitious targets.


Read more at: Preventing catastrophic nature loss is in the interest and hands of financial institutions
Preventing catastrophic nature loss

Preventing catastrophic nature loss is in the interest and hands of financial institutions

8 October 2021 - Grant Rudgley, Senior Manager in the CISL Centre for Sustainable Finance, details how financial institutions can play a leading role in preventing catastrophic nature loss.


Read more at: The road to Entopia
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The road to Entopia

30 September 2021 - Dame Polly Courtice, Emeritus Founder Director of the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership and Clare Shine, current Director and CEO reflect on CISL’s journey so far, and what the future holds as we move to our innovative new HQ, Entopia.


Read more at: Developing leadership for the future we want

Developing leadership for the future we want

30 September 2021 - Our new Course Director for CISL’s Master’s in Sustainability Leadership, Emre Usenmez, reflects on how the programme is preparing future leaders to tackle global challenges in a post-covid world


Read more at: The future of sustainability in the built environment - a Q&A with Munish Datta
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The future of sustainability in the built environment - a Q&A with Munish Datta

27 September 2021 - Munish Datta is director at UK Green Building Council where he is responsible for leading the organisations membership strategy and enabling the delivery of its mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. As a Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, he also empowers senior business leaders & organisations to tackle critical global challenges.


Read more at: A global programme for senior leaders in a rapidly changing world
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A global programme for senior leaders in a rapidly changing world

27 August 2021 - In the third of our quarterly blogs, Alice Spencer, Programme Director and Global Lead for HRH The Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme (BSP), explores the significance of the international focus of our programmes to start a conversation about why now, more than ever, global action must occur.


Read more at: Can investors progress decent work?

Can investors progress decent work?

10 August 2021 – Lucy Auden, Senior Programme Manager and Anna Barford, Prince of Wales Fellow at CISL reflect on inequalities in society and the labour market that have been highlighted and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and consider how investors can progress decent work for all.


Read more at: Q&A with CISL Director and CEO, Clare Shine
Clare Shine

Q&A with CISL Director and CEO, Clare Shine

July 2021 - After three months as Director and CEO of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Clare Shine shares her thoughts on what's next for the sustainability agenda, and the need for a collective focus on people, nature and climate.


Read more at: Climate talks will fail without more young people's voices
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Climate talks will fail without more young people's voices

29 June 2021 – Anna Barford, CISL Research Fellow, reflects on why it is critical to engage diverse young people in decision making to find successful pathways to respond to climate change.


Read more at: Meet our community: Farad.ai
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Meet our community: Farad.ai

19 May 2021 – Farad.ai's vision is to enable the current electrical infrastructure to run on 100% low carbon energy. To achieve this, they are developing an AI-powered digital twin of the power system (Farad.ai Sabre) and related site selection products (Farad.ai Compass) that will support energy stakeholders in their move towards a zero-carbon future. We caught up with their founder and CEO, Ali Safari, to find out more…


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