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    Catch the Loop

    The most recent issue of Fifty Four Degrees - the LUMS magazine - features Dr Alison Stowell's work on the Circular Economy.

  • Centre Director, Gail Whiteman, and colleagues win Case award

    Centre Director, Gail Whiteman, has won a Case Award in the Entrepreneurship category for her involvement in the case "Fairphone: Organising for Sustained Social Impact"

  • Why we strike - LRB blog

    This piece in the London Review of Books blog, written by Waseem Yaqoob, is an excellent explanation of why UCU members are taking industrial action over the coming weeks.

  • Alexandra Ursu - Blog on LUMS website

    Alexandra Ursu visited the WBCSD meeting in Mexico City in November 2017 as part of our WBCSD Bootcamp programme - her blog on millenials and the future has been shared on the LUMS website:

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    Natural Capital funding for Pentland Centre Researchers

    Pentland Centre researchers, Dr Jess Davies and Dr Victoria Janes Bassett, have been awarded funding to pursue Natural Capital research with a leading global agribusiness.

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    Feb 2018 Publications Newsflash

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

  • ABCD team at Davos 230118 (L-R): Jeremy Wilkinson (BAS), Craig Lee (University of Washington), Gail Whiteman (Lancaster University), Bruce Forbes (University of Lapland), Jennifer Francis (Rutgers)

    Leading Arctic scientists gather at Davos

    A team of Arctic scientists – including Professor Gail Whiteman, creator of the Arctic Basecamp and Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University - are gathering in Davos to highlight climate change in the Arctic and Antarctica. They will also demonstrate the latest scientific advances in measuring environmental damage in two of the world’s most remote and climatically important regions.

  • Sustainability at the crossroads: call for papers

    Call for Papers - Sustainability at the Crossroads: Integrating Technologies, Policies and Strategies for a Sustainable Economy, 17th to 22nd of June 2018, ETH Zurich

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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.

  • Background photo of electronic waste (c) Alison Stowell, overlaid with REPIC logo

    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.