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    Dec 2017 Publications Newsflash

    Forthcoming & recent publications by Pentland Centre staff. Click on a staff member's name to see their full research and publication profile.

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    REPIC launches groundbreaking WEEE forecasting project with Lancaster University

    REPIC, the UK’s largest Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) compliance scheme, has launched a new research project with the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University to suggest possible improvements in forecasting and help shape electronic waste recycling policies in the UK.

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    Nov 2017 Publications Newsflash

    Forthcoming & recent publications by Pentland Centre staff. Click on a staff member's name to see their full research and publication profile.

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    WBCSD partners with Manufacture 2030 to deliver webinars on circular economy

    The Pentland Centre has a keen interest in the Circular Economy, a key research focus for Dr. Alison Stowell and Marta Ferri. We're delighted to pass on the news that WBCSD and Manufacture 2030 are partnering to deliver 3 webinars discussing the role of design, purchasing and manufacturing in developing a circular economy.

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    WBCSD Education Innovation Award for LUMS lecturer

    Dr. Alison Stowell (Pentland Centre Teaching Liaison) has received the inaugural award for Education Innovation from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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    #metoo: implications for sustainability

    Definitions of sustainability vary, but the #metoo campaign reminds all of us that a safe, equitable working environment should be a critical cornerstone of a sustainable company.

  • LUMS students attending WBCSD meeting in Mexico Oct 2017

    Students return from ‘life-changing’ trip to WBCSD Mexico

    “Inspiring” and “mind-opening” were just two of the ways in which students described their recent fieldtrip to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Council Meeting in Mexico.

  • Students in Mexico for WBCSD meeting

    A team of ten LUMS students are currently attending the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) annual meeting in Mexico City.

  • Attendees at Greening One-Belt-One-Road workshop Tianjin University, China, 23/9/17

    Greening China’s Belt & Road Initiative

    Dr. Lingxuan Liu from The Pentland Centre gave a speech about environmental standards and green supply chain management for China’s One-Belt-One-Road Initiative on 23rd Sep 2017 at Tianjin University, China.

  • Pentland Centre enters collaboration with Manufacture 2030

    Lancaster’s Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business and 2degrees are excited to announce their new partnership. The Pentland Centre joins Manufacture 2030 to help boost the impact of research on sustainability in manufacturing.