Michael Bradshaw forecasts a bleak future for UK energy prices.
With the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals as the bedrock for global change, the pressure on organisations and businesses to align their practices and objectives with them is growing. An increasingly ethically-minded public want business to be more than just about profit and demand they help society and preserve the planet.
From multinationals to SMEs and micro-businesses, this is a complex task, involving global supply chains, legacy IT systems, cultural shifts, stakeholder relations and more, while all the time maintaining a profitable business in a competitive and uncertain environment.
Academics at WBS are leading research into this area, producing practical insights that can help organisations and businesses of all sizes move towards a sustainable operation and help society meet the UN’s goals.
Soaring energy prices are affecting many countries, especially the UK. Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy, explains what is going on and why prices will stay high for 2022 and beyond.
Global policy commitments on conservation such as the COP26 declaration on Forest and Land Use must inclusive of indigenous people and learn from the long and problematic history of forest conservation.
With an increasingly demanding public calling on companies to do more for the environment Umar Boodoo sifts through the research to find the best reads on evaluating CSR.
Europe's dependence on Russian gas supplies are under scrutiny because of Vladimir Putin's threat to invade Ukraine. Michael Bradshaw writes decarbonisation must be accelerated.
Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy at WBS, examines growing calls for the UK to reconsider fracking amid rising energy prices and war in Ukraine.
A WBS team won the Said Business School sustainability hackathon for the third year running after MBAs create supermarket reward tokens to promote sustainable products.
To mark Earth Day, Professor Hugh Wilson and Professor Emma Macdonald explain how a game they took to COP26 encourages radical change to help the environment.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine changed the world forever. Professor Michael Bradshaw explores what that means for energy supplies and the green agenda.