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...

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...
Cost of going green

Eco-frenzy or eco-friendly – the real cost of going green

Market expectations and tangible cost benefits are the new cornerstones of corporate sustainability goals. NAOMI SNELLING reports Financial experts point out that as the global...
Hot Earth on Dollar Bills

Billions from Bezos to fund battle for climate change

THE world's richest man is putting money where many are putting only mouths: in the fight against climate change. Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos...
Butterfly and water droplet

High-profile, high-importance, high hopes at InterEcoForum conference

Story by HAL WILLIAMS Photographs by HEATHER LEAH SMITH THE InterEcoForum´s eighth event held recently on Spain’s Costa del Sol — addressing the theme of Water...

Three takeaways from the 2017 Business and Climate Summit

The latest Business and Climate Summit in New Delhi was historic in several ways. From 31 August to 1 September, the third annual Business and...
The Vegetarian Butcher

Unilever brands to push plant-based options as meat-free market expands

UNILEVER is planning to take a big bite of the plant-based food market. It has an annual sales target of €1bn for foods sold through...
Bitcoin and power lines

Time to talk about crypto – and its effects on the environment

The Spanish town of Marbella will host the seventh annual InterEcoForum next month, dedicated to sustainable development and applied blockchain technologies. The charming Andalusian town...