Sustainability

Despite India’s impressive economic growth, there is still a staggering population of 70 million people who are struggling to access stable and sustainable livelihoods in its rural hinterlands. One of the biggest barriers that prevent high-impact solutions from developing and reaching their full potential is the lack of relevant financial and nonfinancial support at their […]

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In a global agreement to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius, Southeast Asian countries, have committed themselves to achieve the goal of net zero emissions by 2050. ClimateWorks Australia offers a few solutions.

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Insights on the reasons for starting this journey, the evolution of their portfolio as well as some of the challenges and lessons learnt.

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Measuring social, environmental and business performance, in partnership with Mars, Inc., one of the world’s largest food companies.

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Major financial investments are required to transition the world’s economy to a low-carbon path, reduce greenhouse gas concentrations, and build the resilience of vulnerable countries and communities to climate change. Global warming affects all people and ecosystems, but particularly the poor who suffer disproportionately from climate-change impacts. What role does climate finance play? What sort […]

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By Sarah Butler-Sloss, Chair of Ashden Trust and Founding Director, Ashden Fossil fuel divestment is one of the fastest growing movements of our time. It is time for leaders of the venture philanthropy community in Asia to take the pledge, and accelerate the clean energy transition. The problem The risks from climate change globally, and […]

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by Mila Devenport Global Compact Network Singapore (formerly Singapore Compact for CSR) organised a 2-day conference on 25th and 26th August on “Evaluating and Evolving CSR: Creating Value for a Sustainable Future”. This year’s conference drew around 400 business professionals, CSR practitioners and stakeholders (including government officials, academics and civil society leaders) and featured panels […]

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