Although there are long-running corporations in the Philippines who have already been following the SDGs even before the UN crafted them two years ago, the country still faces some barriers to its broader agenda.
Sustainability reporting is not mandatory in Thailand—and yet Thai firms outnumber their Asean peers in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Kesara Manchusree, head of the Thai stock exchange, tells Eco-Business how she's pushing for sustainability to take root in one of the region's most competitive capital markets.
Georg Kell –
Defying sceptics, the UNEP Finance Initiative has created positive impact on a global scale. UN Global Compact founding director and Arabesque chairman Georg Kell looks at what the UNEP FI has achieved in a quarter of a century.
Julia Gillard –
A shocking 130 million girls are still not attending school today globally. Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard explains why this gender gap is bad for gender equality, sustainable development, and business.
The large-scale manipulation of the Earth’s natural systems, known as geoengineering, has been touted as a silver bullet against climate change. Can it truly deliver what proponents of the technology say it will? Barbara Unmuessig examines.