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Businesses must back up their sustainability promises says new handbook

Businesses need to back up their 'exciting' narratives on sustainability with clear implementation, says a new Handbook on the Business of Sustainability co-authored by faculty and others at Cambridge Judge Business School. Businesses often have "exciting" narratives about sustainability but…

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Impactful women in business

Seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list. Seven women associated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (CCSI) at Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in this year’s WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise…

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Impactful women in business, seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list.

Ipswich Star: ‘It’s Rocket Science!’ – Inside a new science centre and space academy near Ipswich

Deborah Ball, Founder of Kinetic Science, has launched ‘It’s Rocket Science!’, a new science centre and space academy in Claydon, near Ipswich. Kinetic Science, a charity which inspires children to consider science and maths as career options, was previously on…

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Venturing forth: Mirthy – a digital platform helping older adults remain active

Mirthy, a social startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, aims to bring joy to millions of older people. Crises can breed opportunity, and that’s what the coronavirus pandemic brought to Mirthy, a social…

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Wired: Citizen Zoo is rewilding the UK, one grasshopper at a time

A feature about Citizen Zoo, a social startup that focuses on restoring habitats and reintroducing species to their former ranges based on research that delivers measurable outcomes. Founded in 2016 the startup is currently working to reintroduce grasshoppers to restored…

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Not half baked

Social startup Homebaked, a neighbourhood bakery which won the Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, inspired a 'brick by brick and loaf by loaf' musical at the Royal Court theatre in Liverpool. Homebaked, a social enterprise startup that won the Cambridge Social…

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Sustainable ventures

Ventures associated with Cambridge Judge Business School programmes are involved in many areas of sustainability, from food production to aviation. The focus on sustainability at Cambridge Judge Business School extends far beyond the classroom. The Business School encourages students and…

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Overcoming UN sustainability obstacles

Four key blockages are preventing full implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, Professor Paul Tracey and Dr Neil Stott of Cambridge Judge Business School say in the School's inaugural Social Innovation Lecture. Professor Paul Tracey There are four key…

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Collegiate entrepreneurship

New Entrepreneurship Lab at King's College, co-directed by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes and Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School, launches first cohort. The inaugural cohort of the new Entrepreneurship Lab programme at King's College, Cambridge, will launch on 26 September.…

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Business Weekly: New fund set to trigger social impact economy

Dr Belinda Bell, Visiting Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the Impact 12 initiative that aims to support social enterprise ventures from within the 12 member universities by providing funding and mentoring.…

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