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Registration open for World Export Development Forum 2017

World Export Development Forum (WEDF) 2017 to be held in Budapest, Hungary, on 25-26 October. What: World Export Development Forum 2017 Theme: Trade – A Force for...
Climate Change

4 ways business is stepping up to meet global climate goals

Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World...
Tram Ghent

Sustainable Business: Renaissance beckons for the age of the tram

As the world turns its back on the internal combustion engine, the electrification of public transport and the movement of goods starts to gather...

Science-Based Emissions Targets: A New Foundation for Corporate Climate Action

Corporate emissions-reduction targets have become commonplace. In 2014, 80% of companies that reported their emissions to CDP, an international NGO that holds the largest...

The UN’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI): A Pioneering Global Framework & Collaborative Initiative

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues—also known as sustainability issues—are posing a shared risk to the insurance industry, business, government, and society at large,...

Calestous Juma: A Biotech Revolution for Africa

In western countries, the genetic modification of crops is often seen as a threat to the environment. Professor Calestous Juma takes a contrarian view:...

IFC: Climate Change – Threat and Opportunity for Private Sector

As world leaders met at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in...