Sustainability in practice lectures

LSE's Sustainability in Practice lecture series hosted inspirational speakers from different backgrounds to share ideas and practice to deliver sustainable development. You can listen to them again as a podcast below.

LSE continues to host sustainability focused lectures throughout the year as part of our Public Events.

2014 - 2015 Lectures

Clean Energy and Renaissance: a report from the race between revolution and collapse 

Jeremy Leggett  -  2 March 2015

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Food Policy: Ethics of your Kitchen  

Luc Bovens, Elena Rivilla-Lutterkort and Duncan Williamson - 4 November 2014

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Economy beyond the Economics: Time for a paradigm shift? 

Satish Kumar, chair Martin Bolton ~ 13 November 2014                                               

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How is the Finance tackling Sustainability: A Roadmap for the Future                   

Michael Mainelli,Angela Ridgewell, Nick Robin, chair Professor Sam Frankhauser - 17 November 2014 

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2013 - 2014 Lectures

Mainstreaming sustainability: The last 20 years and the next 20 years

Pooran Desai OBE  -  12 November 2013 

2012 - 2013 Lectures

Climate Week public lecture:   What is the role of the university in addressing climate change? 

Dr Sam Randalls, Dr Alice Bell, Bob Ward;  Chair:  Dr Philipp Rode -   6 March 2013


The Power of Zero in Driving "Breakthrough Capitalism"  

John Elkington, chair Dr Michael Mason - 15 January 2013  

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The Nature of Business                                                                                                     

Kelly Grainger, Giles Hutchins, chair Professor Richard Jackman - 24 October 2012     

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2010 - 2011 Lectures

Homo Sapiens Report, the Future of Humanity

Michael Wadleigh - 31 May 2011

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Eradicating Ecocide: laws and governance to prevent the destruction of our planet

Polly Higgins - 25 May 2011

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Next-generation Leadership and Management

Tim Macartney - 09 May 2011

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How Not To Keep Bees

Bill Turnbull - 05 May 2011

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Believing Cassandra: how to be an optimist in a pessimist's world

Alan Atkisson - 23 November 2010

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Sustainable Living in Practice

Satish Kumar - 9 November 2010

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Re-engineering the Economy for Real People

Samantha Heath - 26 October 2010

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Sustainability Enterprise: the future for business

Sara Parkin - 11 October 2010

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2009 - 2010 Lectures

Sustainable Business Innovation

John Elkington - 11 March 2010

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Education for Sustainable Development

Tony Juniper - 4 March 2010

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Prosperity without Growth

Professor Tim Jackson - 25 February 2010

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Animating a Myth for our times: The Lawsuit of the Animals against Humanity

Zeina Frangie-Eyres, Dr Simon Glendinning, Professor Marina Warner, Dr Mark Wright and Alia Al Zougbi - 13 February 2010

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Sustainable Housing: how can we save 80 per cent of our energy use in existing homes?

Professor Anne Power - 9 February 2010

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Climate Crunch: making the economics fit

Jonathon Porritt - 4 February 2010

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Delivering a Low Carbon London

Isabel Dedring - 2 February 2010

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New Economics

Andrew Simms - 28 January 2010

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Time for a New Policy Paradigm: resources, technology and human well-being

Professor Sir David King - 21 January 2010

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Positive Deviance: the only strategy left for sustainability leadership?

Sara Parkin - 14 January 2010

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Climb the Green ladder: How to achieve astonishing results

Dr Martin Blake, Dr Victoria Hands - 3 December 2009

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Climb the Green ladder: How sustainability can make you and your company more successful.

Ed Gillespie, Jo Confino - 23 November 2009

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