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Read more at: Women Leading Change: Harnessing our resolve to deliver change in 2022
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Women Leading Change: Harnessing our resolve to deliver change in 2022

4 January 2022 - In our first blog of the new year, Zoë Arden, CISL Fellow and Head Tutor of the Women Leading Change: Shaping Our Future online course, explores how we can harness our resolve to tackle environmental and social injustice to ensure 2022 is a year of significant progress.


Read more at: Taking the fear out of the unknown: learning to be comfortable with nature-based solutions projects
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Taking the fear out of the unknown: learning to be comfortable with nature-based solutions projects

6 January 2022 - Tom Divney, Business Engagement Consultant for the CISL Centre for Business Transformation, and CISL’s Alison Thompson, Director, Business & Nature, Centre for Business Transformation, reveal learnings on how to unlock more corporate-led projects that work with nature to achieve win-wins for climate, nature and business resilience.


Read more at: 30 years of change – the dawn of a new era or just more blah?

30 years of change – the dawn of a new era or just more blah?

20 December 2021 - In the fourth of our quarterly blogs, Alice Spencer, Programme Director for HRH Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme (BSP), delves into the archives to explore how the conversation on business and sustainability has progressed since the first programme in 1994 and whether, as we approach a new year, there is cause for optimism.


Read more at: Investing in net zero innovation
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Investing in net zero innovation

20 December 2021 - Ian Lane, Partner at Cambridge Innovation Capital and contributor to the finance session of our 2021 Accelerator to net zero , shares his insights on the world of startup investment and the crucial role small businesses play in accelerating the path to net zero.


Read more at: Insurance industry must align to Paris Agreement, starting now
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Insurance industry must align to Paris Agreement, starting now

20 December 2021 - Bronwyn Clare, Senior Programme Manager for ClimateWise at CISL, argues that partnership between an insurer and their clients on net zero aligned underwriting is critical to a smooth net zero transition for both.


Read more at: The Entopia Building: Creating a healthy workplace
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The Entopia Building: Creating a healthy workplace

7 December 2021 - Wendy Bishop, Architype’s associate and lead architect for Entopia has been working on architectural and Passivhaus design of the project, and ways to reduce embodied carbon, since it began.


Read more at: Beyond net zero: People, nature and climate

Beyond net zero: People, nature and climate

3 December 2021 - Nick Villiers, Director of CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance, reflects on the role of the finance industry in taking a more active and assertive role in supporting, enabling and accelerating the transition to a more regenerative economy.


Read more at: The moment of truth?
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The moment of truth?

15 November 2021 - Eliot Whittington, Director of the Corporate Leaders Groups, argues COP26 was not the failure some have accused it of being - but now the onus is on businesses to prove their critics wrong


Read more at: Implementing nature-based solutions in the value chain – anticipating and surmounting the internal challenges to getting the green light
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Implementing nature-based solutions in the value chain – anticipating and surmounting the internal challenges to getting the green light

October 2021 - Catherine Weller, from CISL’s Centre for Business Transformation, explains that, when it comes to going ahead with nature-based solution projects, company decision-making processes need to be fit for purpose.


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


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