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Political Prospects of a Sustainability Transformation | ECPR Joint Sessions workshop, 25-30 April

ECPR Joint Sessions workshop “Beyond the Environmental State? Exploring the Political Prospects of a Sustainability Transformation”, submissions by 1 Dec 2016

Global Resource Observatory: the road to Dr Apocalypse | Seminar w/ Aled Jones

Co-investigator Dr Aled Jones to give an introduction into his work with the Global Resource Observatory (GRO), exploring new techniques for the evaluation of systemic and cascading risks generated by shocks to the food-water-energy nexus.

#ProsperityIs | Workshop w/ Simon Mair & Angela Druckman

In taking our #ProsperityIs engagement campaign further, Simon Mair and Angela Druckman led an interactive session to explore visions of a sustainable future, imagining a prosperous UK in 2075 and what prosperity on a finite planet may look like.

The Nature of Prosperity Dialogue | Launch with Rowan Williams & Satish Kumar

The event is the first in a series of public debates (hosted by CUSP) engaging young and old alike across business, policy and civil society in one of the most vital questions of our time: what does prosperity mean in a world of environmental and social limits?

Constructing and mobilising ‘the consumer’ | Seminar w/ David Evans

With a focus on the politics of food waste reduction in the UK, this seminar considers how responses to sustainability challenges are mediated by the real and discursive figure of the responsible consumer.

Is small still beautiful? SMEs in visions of a green economy | Seminar w/ Richard Blundel

In this seminar, Dr Richard K Blundel will consider how green growth and de-growth discourses might be reconciled with existing bodies of knowledge about SMEs, with particular reference to their pro-environmental behaviours and growth processes.

Limits to Growth or Opportunities for Prosperity? | APPG launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new APPG on Limits to Growth, for which CUSP will be providing the secretariat. The inaugural event will take place at the House of Commons, on 19 April 2016.

Spending time in a low carbon society: Less stuff, more fun? | Seminar w/ Angela Druckman

Can we have more fun, while using less ‘stuff’? In this talk Co-Investigator Angela Druckman will consider what makes us happy, how we currently use our time, and the environmental impacts of our different activities.

Asset owners and a capital market that works | A Roundtable for Businesses

We all want long-term financial performance and the positive sustainability and social outcomes associated with this. However, too often capital markets fail to deliver these. This roundtable will focus on the top of the investment chain: what action can asset owners take?

More profit from less stuff? | A Roundtable for businesses

One of the principal themes of the shift to a sustainable economy, at least in the developed world, is ‘dematerialisation,’ – less added value from physical ‘stuff’ and more from human skills. These two meetings will address what businesses can do to make the most of this.