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Guernsey Looks to Play its Part in Accelerating Green Finance on a Global Scale

August 6, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Featured, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

Greening the financial system has become one of the key economic trends of developed countries as the world now works towards sustainable development. Guernsey, a country with just 25 square miles in land size houses Guernsey Green Finance that has played a significant role in the development and promotion of green and sustainable finance. Guernsey …

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Green Sukuk: Islamic Finance Contribution to Sustainable Environment

August 5, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

By Dian Andari and Yunice Karina Tumewang The search for sustainable and Shari’ah compliant investing is over. Green Sukuk is on its way but not without a few bumps on the road. This article highlights Green Sukuk as an environmental-friendly

Does Sustainable Performance Mean Abandoning Capitalism?

June 2, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Martin P. Thomas and Mark W. McElroy We introduce multi-capitalism and the MultiCapital Scorecard as a means of extending capitalism to include social and environmental performance. Setting related standards in organisations’ own contexts starts profound

The Convenient Choice: Investing in Solutions for a Better Future

May 23, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, Power Influencers from Business and Academia, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

Sasja Beslik is Head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Assets Management, one of the leading asset managers in Europe when it comes to developing the concept of Responsible Investments. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Beslik expounds on

Sustainable Palm Oil Production is the Way Forward

March 25, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Asia - Pacific, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (1)

Datuk Darrel Webber, CEO of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), is a speaker at the 2016 Responsible Finance Summit. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Webber talks about the benefits of sustainable palm oil production and the

Why Selling the SDGs Isn’t As Easy As ABC

February 4, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Belinda Goldsmith Amid much hype and expectation, the 193 member states of the United Nations last September agreed on a new ambitious set of global goals that are designed to tackle poverty, inequality, and climate change over the next 15 years. But while

Addressing Social Sustainability Must be a Global Priority

September 30, 2015 • EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Jonas Törnblom As an organisation responsible for developing and installing innovative systems that transport waste underground using vacuum technology, Envac has witnessed first-hand the shift from sustainability as an environmental concept to

Banking on Sustainability

November 26, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Interview with Karin Ireton Business sectors worldwide are increasingly taking action on sustainability, and the financial sector is no exception. The World Financial Review talks to Karin Ireton, Head of Sustainability Management at Standard Bank Group,

World Investment Forum 2014: Investing in Sustainable Development

November 26, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Editor’s Choice, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Henrietta Morris In the early 1960s, developing countries began to raise concerns regarding their place in international trade, calling for a conference whose specific focus would be addressing these concerns. And thus the United Nations Conference on