Shamshad Akhtar –
Poverty eradication is crucially linked to energy access for the poor. By finding the sweet spot between policy and incentives, governments can engage the private sector in local energy provision, says ESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
Mark Malloch Brown –
There is a credit gap of US$2.6 trillion for helping SMEs access the credit needed to become climate resilient. Mark Malloch Brown, chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, shares how microfinance can help.
Paul Chatterton –
Companies are sometimes blamed for driving deforestation, but small and medium enterprises can actually help solve the problem through sustainable forest management and businesses built on ecosystem services, says WWF Landscape FInance Lab founder Paul Chatterton.
The Paris agreement has been hailed as a success by many, but it fell short of protecting rural women farmers, who are one of the most vulnerable social groups, says Oxfam Philippines campaigner Airah Cadiogan.
In the mid-1990s, I was involved with a group of Haitian grassroots activists, largely a part of the Liberation Theology Lavalas (or the "great flood") movement, and their supporting Haitian-American ...