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Read more at: Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

Corporate Leaders Groups top InfluenceMap ranking on climate policy engagement

20 April 2022

20 April 2022 - InfluenceMap has recently launched an interactive platform tracking influencing efforts of companies and industry associations on key files within the EU Green Deal’s landmark initiative of the ‘Fit for 55’ package. The Corporate Leaders Groups were awarded an “A” ranking for their ongoing policy engagement for climate action, topping the industrial association list.


Read more at: CISL and the Corporate Leaders Groups respond to Glasgow Climate Pact
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CISL and the Corporate Leaders Groups respond to Glasgow Climate Pact

15 November 2021

15 November 2021 – On 13 November, a final COP26 agreement was reached within the Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow. The Glasgow Climate Pact will mean that all nations should formulate and publish updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement for 2030 by the time COP27 begins in Egypt. They should strive to align targets and plans with a 1.5C temperature pathway.


Read more at: High-level event – On the Borderline: The EU CBAM and its place in the world of trade, 25 October 2021

High-level event – On the Borderline: The EU CBAM and its place in the world of trade, 25 October 2021

Monday, 25 October, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30

Learn more about how the EU proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism is driving forward discussions around trade and climate.


Read more at: University of Cambridge leads team developing a simulator to accelerate the path to net zero flight
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University of Cambridge leads team developing a simulator to accelerate the path to net zero flight

25 August 2021

Cambridge University announces the launch of the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA), an international group of experts in aerospace, economics, policy, and climate science, who are building an interactive evidence-based simulator that enables exploration of scenarios for achieving net zero flight.


Read more at: UK business and policy leadership for net zero: analysis of progress to reduce emissions

UK business and policy leadership for net zero: analysis of progress to reduce emissions

May 2021 – A new report from University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership analyses the progress the UK has made towards reducing emissions and meeting its 2030 targets, and looks at the role that policy and clear, sector-specific ambitions have played in supporting the transition.


Read more at: CISL responds to The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review
The Dasgupta Review 2021

CISL responds to The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review

29 January 2021

2 February 2021 – The Dasgupta Review is an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity commissioned by HM Treasury to explore the sustainability of our engagement with nature. Here the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) responds to the review and captures an overview of its findings.


Read more at: On eve of Paris Agreement anniversary University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership releases strategic net zero roadmap
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On eve of Paris Agreement anniversary University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership releases strategic net zero roadmap

8 December 2020

11 December 2020 – A new framework developed by leading sustainability institute CISL aims to support business planning to become climate neutral by 2050.


Read more at: ‘Good step forward for climate action’ – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership responds to Prime Minister's Ten Point Plan 
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‘Good step forward for climate action’ – Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership responds to Prime Minister's Ten Point Plan 

18 November 2020

18 November 2020 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson released details of his Ten Point Plan for a UK green recovery yesterday evening. The roadmap towards decarbonisation of the economy and regeneration of nature comes one year before the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit.


Read more at: The Prince of Wales commends Cambridge ambitions for zero carbon flight during visit to University of Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory
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The Prince of Wales commends Cambridge ambitions for zero carbon flight during visit to University of Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory

30 January 2020

30 January 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the University of Cambridge Whittle Laboratory hosted a meeting for HRH The Prince of Wales, aviation business leaders, senior government officials and academics to announce the university’s ambition to develop the world’s first zero carbon flight.


Read more at: Business for Nature consultation now open
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Business for Nature consultation now open

6 November 2019

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.