Why we must stop taking water for granted

Consumers must realise that water is becoming increasingly scarce, but there are challenges in communicating this important message

How water became the riskiest global asset of all

An interview with Callie Stinson, project lead of the World Economic Forum’s Water Initiative

Why impact investing isn’t just for millennials

Younger investors are said to care more about the environment than older generations, but are financial services companies prioritising millennials and overlooking their senior peers when it comes to sustainable investing?

Are cities ready for new demographics?

Headline global statistics highlighting growing urban populations mask slowing rates of growth in some developed countries and many cities remain woefully underprepared for the unprecedented demographic shifts underway

Five ways business can make a real difference

‘Not all work aimed at solving the wicked problems afflicting our environment and society can be addressed by businesses seeking profit'

Corporate purpose requires a mindset shift

A business's purpose must be core to its commercial offering, but requires company-wide transformation to deliver impact

Making a social impact beyond the hype

Companies are often accused of greenwashing if their corporate social responsibility programmes fail to live up to the hype. To make a meaningful impact, they must measure what they’re doing and be transparent when things don’t go to plan

The new recycling system punishing waste producers

The UK is in need of improved recycling systems, laws and infrastructure, and while change may be slow, companies must be prepared