Macro

How Montréal is leading the way in green transportation

Montréal is fast emerging as a global leader in green transportation, with practically every mode of mobility seeing some form…

How climate denial became the anti-ESG movement 

On 15 December, executives at BlackRock and State Street, two of the three largest asset managers in the world, appeared…

Facing headwinds at home, Europe and Japan are pushing waste-to-energy technology across South East Asia

“The project developer said all is good,” says Kampol Wadnoi, a village leader from Thalang, in the west of Thailand,…

Why Montréal is a hub for sustainability-related international organisations

As global leaders gather in Montréal this month for the COP15 event to address the biodiversity crisis around the world,…

Why banks are key to turning the tide on oil and gas

At the end of October, just ahead of the COP27 climate conference, Lloyds Banking Group – the UK’s biggest domestic…

‘ESG-washing’ is damaging Nasdaq 100 companies

Some of the largest listed companies in the US have lower environmental, social and governance (ESG) reputations than the average…

Market interventions killing industry’s access to renewable power – BASF Renewable Energy CEO

At the beginning of the year, Germany’s BASF, the world’s largest chemicals company, announced it was bundling all its activities…

Earth observation from space: Monitoring supply chains and deforestation

Improved transparency and traceability are a top priority for nearly every stakeholder in the value chain when it comes to…

‘Emerging markets and the planet need more women investors now’: In conversation with Alix Lebec, founder and CEO of Lebec Consulting

There are very few women-owned (and led) consultancies that advise stakeholders – be they entrepreneurs or asset managers – across…

Scaling the Middle East and Africa’s female-led high-growth entrepreneurship

One in every three growth-oriented entrepreneurs globally is a woman. In developing countries, 17% of women are entrepreneurs, 35% aspire…