The benefits, pitfalls and importance of ESG
There are many different elements to the ESG acronym, which can at first glance seem overwhelming. By breaking these down, companies can make a vital start on implementing a suitable framework for ESG and move towards sustainable growth
Placing a priority on workplace satisfaction
A clearly defined and positive company culture can garner a competitive advantage as well as good employee engagement
Using technology to tackle climate change
While technological innovations can help the infrastructure industry address and manage the effects of climate change, this is dependent on a willingness to adopt and integrate these solutions with significant investment, as Antonia Di Lorenzo discovers
Finding a balance: how should global trade work?
Discussing such topics as dropping the global reserve currency through to trade deficits and Brexit, World Finance sat with Professor Pettis for a thorough conversation on the state of the world economy.
The fight for workplace equality and inclusion
The gulf between men and women when it comes to finance is slowly closing, but there is still plenty of work to be done according to the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Kiara Taylor explains how a new generation must continue to address and promote issues surrounding financial inclusion
The airline that remained resilient during the pandemic
When the pandemic grounded the world’s airlines and threatened the survival of some of them, Wizz Air saw opportunity in the chaos
Sustainability-linked bonds help put ESG into practice
The prevalence of environmental, social and governance themes in business today has as much to do with the pandemic as it does with changing attitudes towards consumerism and the world we live in. Businesses must act as agents of change in this shifting landscape
Innovation and sustainability: setting global standards for responsible mining
Hindustan Zinc operates in the state of Rajasthan, which faces the challenge of water scarcity. Hence it falls upon such companies to lead and set an example when it comes to addressing the various challenges of sustainability by utilising digital technology and embracing innovation in all its operations
The hydrogen locomotive programme for sustainability
Canadian Pacific railway is managing to drive impressive and continued growth through its sustainable transportation solutions
Making a difference with sustainably sourced biomass
As the largest renewable energy source in the EU, biomass has a central part to play in the long-term strategy for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions
Bank of England on crypto: legitimate concerns or not?
Few could have predicted just how monumental the invention of Bitcoin would be when it first launched over a decade ago
Africa’s 56 million missing homes: Shelter Afrique confronts the crisis
‘The biggest challenge in Africa is affordability,’ says Andrew Chimpondah. ‘We need to have products that the majority of Africans can afford’
Top 5 sustainability pioneers in Europe
The events of the past year have put many things in perspective – and have served to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis. Sustainable start-ups are attracting increased interest from ethically-motivated consumers, as the world looks towards a greener post-pandemic future
Top 5 keys to global economic recovery in 2021
With vaccines providing some light at the end of the long, dark COVID-19 tunnel, the global economy is expected to enter a period of recovery in 2021. However, recovery will be fragile, and remains dependent on a number of essential and changeable factors
Top 5 WFH habits, according to the world’s most successful business leaders
With remote working becoming the ‘new normal’ in 2020, workers across the globe have been adjusting to new daily routines and habits. It isn’t always easy to maintain productivity when working from home, but there are some steps you can take to improve your output from your home office.
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