Rare earth elements are essential to the clean and technology revolutions taking place around the world, but China dominates their mining. Will the West intervene?
Harmful fishing subsidies threaten already dwindling fish stocks, contribute to poor working conditions and harm the planet. They must be scrapped as a matter of urgency.
An Investment Monitor survey among business leaders shows that climate change is way ahead of factors such as remote working as a concern in 2021.
Putting an end to fishing subsidies is being discussed by the WTO, after 20 years of talks, but why are they deemed 'harmful'?
The Democratic Republic of the Congo could become the Saudi Arabia of the electric vehicle age, thanks to its vast reserves of cobalt. However, the use of child labour in its mining industry is causing consternation in the West.
FDI can play a key role in ensuring responsible consumption and production, which is the UN’s 12th Sustainable Development Goal.
All but dead a decade ago, the production of vinyl records is now big business. However, a combination of Covid-19 and major record label dominance is creating a vinyl shortage that is hitting smaller artists and labels.
A report from the WWF states that more than half of EU fisheries workers earn less than the minimum wage, adding that some EU fishing subsidies are environmentally damaging.
Investments in green buildings, smart transportation and smart city technology can make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable, which is the UN’s 11th Sustainable Development Goal.
Governments have failed. So has Big Tech. So what can business do in the face of a looming climate change crisis?
What makes Costa Rica a prime destination for building inclusive, sustainable partnerships? And how are the country’s digital service providers helping to position those values at the heart of their enterprises, empowering and improving their people and partners in the process?
Both the public and private sector need to take urgent action to bolster the pipeline of female talent, says Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen of Aon Holdings and the Netherlands representative for the G20 Empower Alliance.