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  1. Plastic pollution. Time to tackle the problem with new business ideas.

    Plastic pollution. Time to tackle the problem with new business ideas.

    Food, cosmetics, domestic products – most of these come in plastic containers. Designed for a single use, yet virtually indestructible. Can we find an environmentally friendly replacement?

  2. Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    Disruption in our wardrobes. Fashion and the circular economy.

    The throwaway culture has penetrated many – if not all – industries. Fashion has been particularly prone to it, developing so-called "fast fashion" with a devastating environmental impact. Today, more and more people are trying to reverse this trend by applying a zero-waste philosophy and participating in a circular economy.

  3. Female entrepreneurial drive has no boundaries

    Female entrepreneurial drive has no boundaries

    Pushing a business forward requires courage, vision, and an overwhelming desire to change the world around you. In fact, marrying profit-seeking with social purpose can often help your business and make it more sustainable. We asked some female entrepreneurs from around the world what drives them and how purpose has helped them build successful businesses. 

  4. Impact investing: A strategic choice

    Bridging the gap between returns-driven investment and values-driven philanthropic donation, a range of new investment forms has become established in recent years. The most popular are investments that pursue financial objectives while at the same time integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Impact investing takes this to its logical next step by combining the quest for profit with the mission of making a measurable positive social and/or environmental impact.  

  5. Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Supertrends: Millennials Want to Invest Responsibly

    Millennials are a generation that receives much attention these days. Sustainability, clean energy, impact investing matter to the Millennials and will gain importance in the coming years, not least from an investment point of view.

  6. Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    Supertrends: Climate Protection – a Key Value for Millennials

    The Millennials are one of the largest generations in history and soon reaching maturity as investors. Their values – particularly caring about the environment and climate change – are most likely to become ever more influential topics and fuel growth in areas such as sustainable investment and clean energy. 

  7. Millennials Drive Sustainability

    Millennials Drive Sustainability 

    Sustainability is a key concern for the millennials generation. Companies have to adapt processes and production practices to make their products sustainable and seize the opportunities this rapidly growing generation of consumers creates. 

  8. The Future of the "Blue Economy"

    John Tobin, Global Head of Sustainability, speaks about the need for a different approach to using the resources of the world's oceans.