Companies, Coronavirus, Economics, Financial Institutions, Good practices, Impact investing / 30.09.2020

"How do we take into consideration externalities in companies’ reporting?" The debate about reforming capitalism is strong.   The Egyptian-born British multimillionaire Sir Ronald (Ronnie) Cohen is a dyed-in-the-wool capitalist who, at the age of 75, aims at transforming the mind-set of today’s capitalism to a more...

Companies, Coronavirus, Corporate Governance, Fashion, Tech / 21.07.2020

Suppliers of international tech and fashion companies, such as Apple, Nike and Calvin Klein, have been exploiting forced labor from ethnic minority groups, mostly Uighurs, detained in the Xinjiang region, China. Organizations have already started to take action. Several investigations carried out in the last year by The...

Climate change, Coronavirus, Food and beverage, Oil and Gas / 14.07.2020

Consumption of plastic destinated for single-use items, especially personal protective equipment, has grown dramatically in the last months due to COVID19. This phenomenon has been worsened by lockdown-driven behaviors and the oil price crash which has made recycled plastic more expensive. While overall plastic demand is expected to...

Automobiles and Parts, Coronavirus, Fashion, Good practices, Industrials, Pharma / 30.04.2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, corporations have been contributing to the health crisis. A worldwide phenomenon of companies reconverting production facilities and R&D capabilities to support the fight against COVID19 has been witnessed across industries. During the coronavirus pandemic, corporations have been reacting to ensure business continuity,...

BLOG, Coronavirus, Positive impact cases / 28.03.2020

Amid growing concerns regarding the role of globalisation on the COVID19 outbreak, Professor Y.N. Harari explains why long-term political isolationism does not offer real protection against infectious diseases, and other global threats. The devastating effect of world's biggest ever flu outbreak While people blame globalisation for having facilitated the spread of...