Making ‘impact’ the norm for future investments

Former head of Allianz Global Investors UK Elizabeth Corley makes predictions for the future of investing and sets out what is needed to integrate impact into everyday decision-making

Porto: a masterclass in city branding

Eduardo Aires, the man behind the rebranding campaign for Portugal’s second city, explores the importance of messaging and visual identity

Tackling public concerns about 5G health risks

While no proven health risks have been linked to the introduction of 5G technology, the industry must deal with public concerns openly and transparently

Brands must speak out to change the world, says Patagonia founder

Renowned environmentalist and billionaire clothing entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard says brands must show honesty and transparency in their efforts to be sustainable, and demonstrate responsibility to save the planet

Taking a closer look at non-plastic alternatives

Backlash against unrecyclables is pressing companies and consumers to search for alternatives. While card, glass and cotton packaging may be greener options, experts say a change in consumer understanding is still needed in order to be truly sustainable

Umicore: from smelter to urban miner

The turnaround of a Belgian materials company is an example of the need to change an entire business model

How ethical shopping can help brands thrive

phone scanning barcode on back of sandwich

The rise of the conscious consumer has pushed retailers to be more transparent and aware of where their goods come from

Is wave energy the most reliable renewable?

Energy from tides and waves could satisfy the world’s power needs, yet harnessing it on a commercial scale remains a dilemma for many of the tech startups in the space