The global banks making shipping emissions a priority

banks role cutting emissions

Financial institutions now have a framework for assessing the environmental footprint of their ship finance portfolios, but there are a number of stumbling blocks to overcome before it can make a meaningful impact

Can the circular economy in construction really work?

Sustainability requires a change in mindset as it’s not just a process of replacing materials with green alternatives. But can a circular economy ever be the norm for mass construction?

How UK finance is navigating sustainability

‘The UK is already the European leader in these financial techniques and I expect demand for the skills to continue to rise’

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?

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

Passion investing is shaking up market dynamics

Stocks that capitalise on social trends and the public’s appetite for impact investing are shaking up traditional stock market dynamics

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