When a natural disaster strikes a developing country like Haiti, first responders address the population’s immediate needs for potable water, food, ...
The implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) involves large amounts of finance. While there are adequate funds available globally, on ...
Many companies around the world have signed on to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But the key to success lies in integrating ...
The World Economic Forum includes financial literacy as one of six core ‘foundational literacies’ essential for students to thrive in the 21st century economy. Supporting the next generation to manage [...]
Transport accounts for 23 percent of global energy-related GHG emissions, and is one of the sectors where emissions are rising the fastest. Ironically, the transport sector is also one of [...]
The global refugee crisis has reached a point where it is no longer an option for large companies not to reach out in support of displaced people. The socially responsible [...]
According to the World Bank estimates, financing of $5 trillion per year is required globally for new infrastructure, including healthcare, clean water, transport, and access to energy for all. Given [...]
Over the last few years, socially and environmentally conscious impact investing by the corporate sector has witnessed encouraging growth. One of the key components of this field is “conservation investing,” [...]
Work is a space where trust – among people of different political persuasions, education levels, races, sexes, ages and sexual orientations – can be fostered. Over the last few decades, [...]
Corporate foundations with a goal to maximize long-term social impact strategically apply their resources, expertise and connections to make a difference. While the parent company can create sustainable change, the [...]
Individuals with an ultra-high net worth (UHNW) constitute a mere 0.004 percent of the world’s adult population. Many of these ultra-wealthy individuals are involved in philanthropic activities and gift-giving, primarily [...]
In the next 15 years, more than two-thirds of total investment infrastructure will be made in cities. By 2050, about 66 percent of the global population will live in urban [...]