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Sustainability

A critical field of research dealing with interactions between natural and social systems and their impact. Read all about our influential research below or return to the Impact Hub.

Don't 'COP-out' on sustainability reporting

How do you ensure that sustainability is intrinsic to the financial reporting process? Professor Carol Adams explores issues around sustainability.
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Finding sustainable ways to deal with plastics

How do we balance our need for plastics with the problems they create? How School research hopes to significantly improve recycling chains.
Finding sustainable ways to deal with plastics

Influencing change: complexity of social media activism

Social media is a powerful tool for inciting positive change - but it can also lead to disingenuous or even harmful outcomes.
Influencing change: the complexity of social media activism

More sustainable pensions call for transparent investments

Some pension fund investments are better than others. Dr Anna Tilba explores how to be money-savvy about retirement savings.
More sustainable pensions call for transparent investments

Ocean radioactivity and its impact on the world

Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos explains how innovative underwater instruments will be a game-changer for monitoring radiation levels.
Ocean radioactivity and its impact on the world

Reconnecting with nature and sustainable business practices

Professor Pablo Munoz discusses his research on businesses that are helping to regenerate ecosystems.
Reconnecting with nature and sustainable business practices

The cost of keeping up with fashion

What can producers, retailers, consumers and policymakers do to combat overconsumption in the fashion market? Dr Helen Goworek explores our options.
The cost of keeping up with fashion

The instinct (or lack of) to save the planet

Aarron Toal discusses how humans are hardwired to prioritise the present but that tackling climate change requires us to reevaluate.
The instinct (or lack of) to save the planet

Traceability is king: how blockchain is ensuring fair practices

Dr Atanu Chaudhuri and his colleagues explore the challenges and benefits that come with using Blockchain technology.
Traceability is king: how blockchain is ensuring fair work practices

How necessity has made our communities more resilient and sustainable

Dr Farzana Chowdhury considers how the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated sustainable development through inclusion and equality.

Sustainability through transparency

The SDG Disclosure Recommendations aim to create value both for organisations and society.

Sustainable Development Goals - Implementation and Progress

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were issued in 2015. However, measuring the progress has become a significant challenge.

  

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