Petya’s Introduction

“We live on a blue planet that circles around a ball of fire next to a moon that moves the sea, and you don’t believe in miracles?” -Anonymous   I stumbled upon this quote years ago and it resonated with me so much that I kept it as a background on my phone for quite…

Lucy’s Introduction

Hi, my name’s Lucy Eickmann, and I’m currently in my second year studying Marketing Management. I am thrilled to be able to attend the World Business Council for Sustainable Development meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.   Coming from a little seaside town in North Wales, having both the seaside and mountain ranges in close proximity to my home made me appreciate the natural…

Arushi’s Introduction

Hi, I’m Arushi! I am a 2nd year Business and Management student and I’m honoured and excited to attend the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Lisbon. Henry Ford famously quoted ‘If you keep doing what you have always done, you will keep getting what you have always gotten’ As I read this, I…

Elio’s introduction

Hi, my name is Elio. I’m a second-year Marketing student. Environmental education When I received the email from LUMS about the opportunity of enrolling for this module, I was delighted to see that my university cares about sustainability issues and gives us this amazing opportunity to receive proper education about management and sustainability. I think…

Felix’s Introduction

Being raised in a city whilst attending a boarding school in the Dorset countryside presented me with a set of diverse environments to live in which has influenced my interests and career choices significantly more than I would have expected. Although I didn’t feel so at the time, the sense of awe I have now…

Freya’s Introduction

“The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” ― Sir David Attenborough Hi everyone! My name is Freya and I’m a final year Business Management student at Lancaster…

Time To Open Up: Lucy’s Introduction

I recently read a book which emphasized the need for the ecosystem to be open. We are currently operating in a closed ecosystem, which essentially means that the Earth’s livability is struggling more and more to restore itself; a lack of exchange of energy, information, and matter with the environment is occurring (Stead and Stead…

Millie’s Introduction

Hey everyone! I’m Millie Everingham, a 19-year-old, second year Management and Human Resources (+industrial placement) student from Hull. I am very excited to be attending the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) meeting in Portugal this October and I am incredibly grateful to all at LUMS and the WBCSD for this opportunity. Admittedly, my…

Krisztina’s introduction

  „The last time the Earth had a carbon-dioxide level similar to today’s, it was on average about 3°C warmer. Greenland’s hills were green. Parts of Antarctica were fringed with forest. The water now frozen over those landscapes was in the oceans, providing sea levels 20 metres higher than today’s.“ That quote above is a…

Jenny’s Introduction

Finally back in my home country, I am now returning to Lancaster for my final year as a Marketing Management student after completing an industrial placement. Working in Mallorca, my position at Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa gave me the first step into the professional world, and inspired much thought. Needing to jump between…