Easily accessible trading apps like Robinhood and Freetrade have drawn growing numbers of first-time women users during the pandemic. But could warnings about 'meme stocks' make some of them think twice?
EB Impact's inaugural mentorship programme, which harnesses the voice of youths to drive sustainability innovation in Singapore, was wrapped up with a virtual showcase of ideas tackling issues such as food waste and healthcare emissions.
For the first time in 32 years, China has imposed hefty fines on the trading and consumption of many species, including many birds and even wolves. This decision appears to be in part a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Women hold the key to investing in a just, clean and sustainable future, but there’s a dearth in investment products tailored to this demographic, writes Moxie Future’s Jessica Robinson.
In order to solve the major sustainability challenges we face today, we need to focus on small, local solutions rather than pursue a "one size fits all" global solution, says Morten Jastrup, director of the Global Opportunity Network.
Global emissions have been steadily increasing since the Kyoto Protocol, and 61 per cent of readers polled by a Dutch magazine agreed that "climate change is nonsense". Herman Betten suggests ways to convince climate sceptics to be a part of the solution.
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …