The Hungarian government is using German automotive companies to bolster its legitimacy. Why have Berlin, Brussels and foreign investors let this slide for so long?
Law and regulation
Business professionals see greenwashing as a major issue, but genuine net-zero action doesn’t have to mean red ink
Concerns continue around the major energy theme of sustainability and the ever-prevalent issue of greenwashing.
Fatima Hadj, chair for Principles for Responsible Investment, discusses the importance of methodology in ESG strategies, and the rise of accountability and transparency in this field.
It should come as no surprise that a report alleging data manipulation has seen the World Bank discontinue its Doing Business ranking.
The ambitious ‘Polish Deal’ Development Programme and a record EU stimulus package pave the way for years of economic growth in Poland, according to Stanisław Pietrzak and Wiktor Shmeruk of CEC Group.
The negative impact of low-tax jurisdictions upon the spending ability of governments is well known, but they also distort the true state of the global economy and obscure systemic risks.
The City of London has suffered from benign neglect, and now needs the UK government to go into battle for it, writes Gerard Lyons of think tank Policy Exchange.
The world has been critical of the treatment of China's Uyghur Muslims, but governments are consistently poor when it comes to taking action over forced labour in supply chains.
One of the key factors holding Africa back from realising its economic promise is the lack of freedom of movement on the continent, but bureaucracy and prejudice are problematic hurdles.
Anti-LGBTQ+ activity is on the rise in Poland, but this hasn't stopped foreign investors flocking to the country.
Quite how the UK's National Security and Investment Act 2021 will impact investment levels remains to be seen, but lessons can be learned from looking at its Australian equivalent.
The UK government's announcement of eight free ports in England was met with both celebration and suspicion. Phoebe Warneford-Thomson of the British Ports Association explains why concerns over the ports are misplaced.