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A hybrid approach

Companies should engage with supply chains on sustainability through leveraging a 'spectrum' of approaches, says a new guide for procurement professionals developed at Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville There is a “spectrum” of approaches for companies to engage…

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Circular but costly

Circular supply chains are more sustainable, but they will be rare unless consumers compromise on cost, says a new Harvard Business Review article by Christoph Loch and Khaled Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Christoph Loch There are very…

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Network for Business Sustainability: Corporate sustainability reputation matters most during crises

Nareuporn Piyasinchai, a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses reputation management during crisis. A recent study co-authored with Dr Matthew Grimes, suggests companies should pay more attention to reputation in…

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Self determination

Dr Rick Colbourne, a PhD graduate of Cambridge Judge (PhD 2004), discusses his work and new book on community economic development by Indigenous peoples around the world. Rick Colbourne Dr Rick Colbourne, a PhD graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Reputational spirals

Public criticism during crises can prompt innovation in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but many firms instead get caught in a downward spiral, says Nareuporn Piyasinchai, a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge…

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Strategising around risk for business and economies

MBA students' contributions to the annual Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize provide valuable learnings. Cambridge MBA students enthusiastically take part in the annual Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize, which they see as a valuable opportunity to zone in on areas of interest and apply…

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Leadership lessons: fusion energy

David Kingham, Founder & Executive Chairman of Tokamak Energy, talks to Simon Taylor of Cambridge Judge Business School about the development of fusion power. Dr David Kingham believes that fusion energy can contribute to the world's energy supply while helping…

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Café sustainability

Footprints Café, a social venture supported by Cambridge Judge Business School, is included in the Lonely Planet Best in Travel List 2021 for its focus on community.  Georgina Hemmingway Footprints Café, a social venture in Cambodia founded by former Cambridge…

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Leadership lessons: biofuels

Karl W. Feilder of biofuels producer Neutral Fuels talks to Dr David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School about sustainability and turning cooking oil to fuel. Over the past decade, Dubai-based Neutral Fuels has pioneered commercial biofuel production in the…

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Sustainability focus

The Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival features experts including Kamiar Mohaddes and Khal Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. The Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival, 6-13 November, features presentations from experts throughout the University of Cambridge community including Dr Kamiar…

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