Universal eye health: the fight to save the world’s vision

The decades-long initiative to improve eye health worldwide has spawned a number of important milestones in recent years. But how far away are we from stamping out avoidable blindness for good and cutting visual impairment on a global scale?

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

Christiana Figueres’ radical ideas for feeding the many

Abolishing famine and limiting climate change cannot be mutually exclusive aims says Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Supporting the human right to water

As shortages worsen, safe drinking water and affordable sanitation is recognised by the United Nations as a human right

SDGs: financial centres take cue from UN on sustainability

Viewed as a commercially viable vehicle for generating profit as well as social good, impact investing is now being facilitated by international financial centres

Clark fires starting gun in UN election race

The selection process for the next UN secretary-general has begun with a call to inject some transparency into a notoriously closed election

The world leader with a mission to heal the sick and banish HIV

Executive director of UNAids Michel Sidibé tells Rowenna Davis of his hope and fears for the future, and how HIV can be an opportunity