Sustainability

Responsible investing or best returns? You can have both

All businesses, and therefore all investments, have an impact on people and the planet, both positive and negative. Responsible investing seeks to minimise the negative effects generated by business and promote positive impacts, ultimately delivering a healthier economy, society and environment and underpinning a stronger investment outcome.

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Imaginary beasts, carrots and sticks, climate change is not a dream. Will the Finkel Review wake us up?

The Finkel Review is well and truly out and the protagonists are limbering up for a tedious sequel to the climate war. Chi Mun Woo argues why we need more than discussion on climate change

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Change the “e” in e-waste to end waste

Imagine we disposed of our electronic waste (e-waste) in any way we deemed fit. Imagine there was no relevant authority to monitor/supervise our city, country, or the whole world’s e-waste…

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Fair Trade – not aid

While Fair Trade has its advocates and sceptics, its aim is generating and producing positive impacts and benefits for producers in the developing and developed world.

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Prospering in an era of sustainability megaforces

For a while now, there have been studies looking at the impact of so-called ‘megaforces’. These include issues like climate change, population growth, water scarcity, deforestation and other huge long…

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