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  1. Sustainable fashion: Your personal consumer footprint

    Global in nature, the fashion industry has high levels of carbon emissions, water and pesticide use, and is associated with social and labor-related issues. With nearly every person on the planet contributing to this industry, improved consumer behavior would undeniably help reduce its overall environmental footprint.

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    Entrepreneurial gender gap – funding is still a struggle

    One of the key barriers that female entrepreneurs face when developing their businesses is a lack of access to venture capital or funding. 

  3. ESG investing: What is it and what are the trends to watch?

    ESG investing: What is it and what are the trends to watch?

    Investors can invest sustainably in a number of different ways. The sustainable investing spectrum allows investors to build a portfolio based on their personal values, risk appetite and financial goals.

  4. COVID-19 crisis impact: More gender equality in the workplace

    COVID-19 crisis impact: More gender equality in the workplace

    The pandemic accelerated the shift to remote and flexible working which may prove to be a meaningful catalyst for higher female labor market participation rates – at least in some professions – provided this new way of working becomes less stigmatized and more popular for all.

  5. When emissions turn personal: How many trees are needed to offset your carbon footprint?

    When emissions turn personal: How many trees are needed to offset your carbon footprint?

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions need to fall by 50% between 2020-2030 and reach 'net zero' by 2050 in order to meet targets set under the 2015 Paris Agreementi. The global debate that surrounds climate change typically focuses on governments and companies, overlooking the ultimate driver of emissions: the consumer.

  6. Scaling up facilities to capture, store and utilize carbon

    Scaling up facilities to capture, store and utilize carbon. A net zero 'bridging effort'

    With an acceleration in the number of countries moving towards net zero 2050 objectives, the main existing technologies for carbon capture storage and utilization offer an important component in a suite of initiatives to limit global warming. For very carbon intensive industries, where new technologies to minimize or avoid carbon emissions may take decades to develop, capital flows to scale up carbon capture facilities can accelerate the pace of reducing carbon emissions in support of achieving climate change targets.

  7. The longevity of health and wellbeing investments

    The longevity of health and wellbeing investments

    The pandemic has accelerated many of society's health and wellbeing issues and structural trends that were already in existence pre-COVID. Private capital can play a role in helping grow the companies that are working to solve these global problems.

  8. Sustainability leadership – women lead the way

    Sustainability leadership – women lead the way

    The global pandemic has led to a greater focus on sustainability and in turn a greater focus towards how companies address the challenges posed by various environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG). This is not least because of increased shareholder pressure. It seems women can play a big role in driving the change.

  9. Smart farming: New face of agriculture

    Smart farming: New face of agriculture

    A growing demand for food is bringing about changes in agriculture, which will mainly be evidenced in precision farming.

  10. Sustainable investing for women

    Sustainable investing for women


    Women are becoming much more active and confident when it comes to trading and investing. In fact, according to June Felix, Chief Executive Officer of IGY Group (one of the FTSE 250 global online trading businesses), they are generally doing better than men in terms of their investment choices.