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Polly Courtice

Polly Courtice


Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), University of Cambridge


In addition to being the director of Cambridge University's Programme for Sustainability Leadership, Polly is also the co-director of The Prince of Wales's Business & Sustainability Programme and The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change. She is also a member of the University's Board of Executive and Professional Development and academic director of CPSL's Masters in Sustainability Leadership and a director of Jupiter Green Investment Trust. In 2007 she was appointed by Al Gore to run his Climate Project in the UK, helping leaders deepen their understanding of climate change and explore appropriate action. In 2008 she was made a Lieutenant of the Victorian Order (LVO) announced in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.


  • linking social justice and natural resources
  • helping leaders in business and government deepen their understanding and response to global challenges such as climate change, social justice, and food security
  • linking climate with specific sectors, such as pensions, insurance and banking