International development

What hails for the Asian Century?

Sustainability leadership will be essential to help manage the economic and resource pressures of a rapidly growing Asia, says Forum's Asia Pacific executive director Stephanie Draper.

 

Why influencing public policy has never been more important for business

The helicopters have left, the blogs have been posted, and Pharrell Williams has proved a surprise hit, making many of us striving for decisive action on climate change very happy indeed.  Left hanging in the Swiss mountain air around Davos, though, is the recognition that never has it been more

Carbon reduction: not just a long-term lifesaver

Anna Simpson offers brands a tip for 2015, as ClimateCare celebrates ten years of investment in improved cooking methods.

Carbon reduction: not just a long-term lifesaver

Anna Simpson offers brands a tip for 2015, as ClimateCare celebrates ten years of investment in improved cooking methods. 

 

India: A land of (sustainable) opportunity?

Mumbai, October. The monsoon has signed off with a final theatrical flourish in the form of a spectacular, tree-crashing thunderstorm. The heat is back – late 30s, unseasonably hot, even for India. And conference season is upon us.

ClimateCare receives highest honour for UK company

ClimateCare has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to poverty alleviation and tackling climate change with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Philanthropists and foundations: Getting their climate act together

On Monday, a whole page ad appeared in the International New York Times, calling on the world’s philanthropic Trusts and Foundations to start getting their act t

Sourcing goods made in Africa: A UK business perspective

Looking at how to overcome real and perceived barriers to sourcing African-made products in the UK

Disruptive business models shake-up existing markets

A number of innovative projects around the world are improving people's lives by replacing inefficient products with simple, effective technologies and services.

How best to support energy access enterprises

Paul Valentin, International Director, Christian Aid, shares lessons in supporting enterprises that provide access to clean energy.

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