CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance responds to EU sustainable finance strategy

The EU Commission today presented its new Sustainable Finance Package which includes plans to bring financial institutions along on its goal to create a carbon neutral continent by 2050. CISL and its finance leadership groups across banking, insurance and investment respond to the new strategy. The Sustainable Finance Package builds on the sustainable finance action plan, published in 2018. It addresses four main areas of action: financing of transition plans, addressing the needs of and creating opportunities for citizens and SMEs, instituting double materiality approach for the financial sector as well as…

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Bottled water and soft drinks producers drive plan to eliminate plastic packaging waste from their sectors by 2030

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have launched a report today at the House of Commons, which sets out an ambitious roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030. The report, the first of its kind, is set out to enable and encourage other industries and countries to create their own systemic roadmaps and visions to eliminate plastic packaging waste. The report, developed collaboratively by the industry…

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