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Cambridge Independent: Sook’s first regular customer is organic fare supplier unpckd

A startup that offers package-free household products to consumers is a first pop-up retail customer at Sook’s retail site in Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Tracey Banks, founder of unpackd, says people can pop in on Fridays to browse the stock; additionally…

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Venturing forth: unpckd – every plastic package counts

A startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School offers waste free alternatives and hopes to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly shopping. Tracey Banks, founder of the unpckd venture that delivers package-free household products to…

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Renewables revolution – energy trends in a ‘twelve years left’ world

In a world where the UN and climate scientists have recently issued sober warnings about the urgency of taking action on climate change to prevent the worst impacts, it has never been more important to assess the state of renewables…

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Renewables revolution

Business Weekly: Accountants alerted to financial impact of eco issues

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. “We can see…

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Accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. For some time,…

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Cyber scholarship

A journal article on permafrost thaw – co-authored in Cambridge and Colorado – began with a tweet and ended with an email, with not a phone call or meeting in sight. Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge…

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Greener chemistry

The 'green chemistry' movement to reduce health, safety and environmental impacts has made some progress – but has also met resistance from within, says new study co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School. Now Diageo Professor of…

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Work ahead for investors after Paris climate agreement

Cambridge Judge alumnus Martin Schoenberg (MBA 2012) was in Paris for the historic climate conference. This agreement is not noise - it is a clear and unequivocal signal that the world will end unabated fossil fuel usage in the second…

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Paris: searching for climate agreement

Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Martin Schoenberg (Cambridge MBA 2012) writes from the Paris climate conference for the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change. The organisation represents investors with more than €13 trillion of assets under management. Never before has…

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‘Less confrontational’ investor engagement

Environmental and social engagement by investors helps firms improve both financial performance and governance, finds study co-authored by Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Successful shareholder engagement on environmental and social issues helps companies improve both their financial performance…

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