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Waste not

Spotlight on World Environment Day about how Cambridge researchers are working towards eliminating plastic waste. Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also cheap, durable, flexible, waterproof, versatile, lightweight, protective and hygienic. Dr Khaled Soufani During…

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Cultural shift

Organisational culture is a "tool" for social change, says new article co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. Organisations can help employees navigate their company’s culture to foster social and sustainability goals, says a new article "Organizational culture as a tool for…

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Supply chain resiliency

Will coronavirus disruptions prompt a new focus on supply chain risk and resiliency for business? A video interview with a global supply chain expert conducted by Sytske Wijnsma, a PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, was utilised in a…

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Lasting imprint

This is the time to channel our COVID-19 compassion into sustainable solutions, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory & Information Systems and Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre. Dr Matthew Grimes Like natural disasters and other shocking events, the spread…

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Greening business – the sustainability challenge

Fires, droughts, floods and Greta Thunberg - sustainability has never been so much at the forefront for global business. What are the trends to look out for? CJBS faculty, MBA alumni and a current MBA candidate give us their thoughts.…

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Why the world needs ethical leadership

In 2020 providing for shareholders isn’t enough. Ethical leadership that focuses on the planet and society is in high demand. Dr Simon Learmount Ethical leadership should be on the lips of any business leader today. In 2020 if you’re business…

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Pro-business degrowth

Three 'degrowth' strategies can help firms pursue new opportunities while benefitting the planet, says new Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. There are three "degrowth"-oriented strategies that companies can pursue to open…

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Fintech flexes its muscles

Fintech is deeply impacting the finance world, challenging orthodoxies and offering customers innovative ways to manage and maximise their finances. CJBS Faculty and Cambridge MBA alumni discuss what’s happening and what is next for this sector. How are financial firms…

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The ‘P’ word

Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also fundamental to almost every aspect of our lives. How do we shift our 'take, make, throw-away' plastic world towards 'recycle, recover, re-use'? Experts, including Dr Khaled Soufani, Director…

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A clownfish swims among the plastic polluting the ocean.

East Anglia in Business: Building a circular economy

Dr Khaled Soufani, Director of the Circular Economy Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses the circular economy, sustainable business and the role of innovation. “We need to think about the air we breathe, the water we drink, the soil…

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