Hopes, Dreams and All In Between: WBCSD 2016, Montreux

The World Business Council of Sustainable Business is made up of around 200 large businesses with global influence and power: the Councils’ members are diverse in industry type, with representatives from energy, plastics, automotive, professional services and banking to name a few. With such range of business types being represented, I expect there to be…

Hello, it’s LUMS at WBCSD!

Team LUMS – sponsored by Santander Universities Global Division Dafni Papaioannou I am a second year BBA Management student and I am particularly interested in topics of sustainability in business. I believe that principled business can bring powerful change and I am looking forward to see how this is put into action by the WBCSD…

About The WBCSD

In 1987 Gro Harlem Brundtland put forward the concept of sustainable development, an alternative approach to one simply based on economic growth; meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (The 1987 Brundtland Report). Before this, the relationship between economic development and environmental degradation was…

LUMS at WBCSD Switzerland team announced

Thanks to the financial support from Santander Universities Global Division, Lancaster University’s International Projects, and the support of the WBCSD, we  have been given the fantastic opportunity to send 8 LUMS students to the prestigious World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) liaison delegate meeting in Montreux, Switzerland. Around 500 Sustainability Leaders are expected to attend the meeting to discuss how to implement the ambitions post Paris (annual meeting). The students will…