From negotiating peace in Sri Lanka to fighting deforestation, Erik Solheim has dealt with big issues in his decades-long career. But as the new head of the UNEP, he might face his biggest task yet: bridging the natural and business worlds.
Ton Büchner, chief executive officer of Dutch giant AkzoNobel, speaks to Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam about how his love for the Tintin comic series inspired wanderlust, and how traversing the globe convinced him that sustainability is the only way to do business.
Banking veteran Omar Selim started Arabesque Partners to revolutionise the way people invest. In this interview with Eco-Business editor Jessica Cheam, he shares how the fund manager is offering ‘healthy, transparent and clean’ investing options to tap into Asia’s growing appetite for sustainable investments.
As chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative, Michael Meehan leads the organisation in driving the global sustainability reporting movement. Eco-Business speaks to him about why this is all the more important in the wake of the Paris Agreement on climate change.