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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Kate is Co-Founder of 103 Ventures, a specialist climate-action consultancy focused on systems and transformational change. She is a Senior Associate at Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership. 

The mission of 103 Ventures to become a precise toolbox for intervening in any industrial system to accelerate positive change. Kate delivers on this mission through several 103 in-house tools /programmes designed to contribute to building a sustainable and resilient society by 2050.


Recent projects include the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) systems intervention point programme, C Change. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Market Transformation Action Agenda, Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) Net Zero Transformation Inquiry, the  design of a ca. $100m early stage systemic venture fund, and an inter-organisational community of practice to accelerate collaboration between sustainable finance and the built environment. 

Kate Wolfenden
Co-Founder, 103 Ventures