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Executive Perspectives

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14 Jul 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Your subsidized fridge is full of dead trees

By Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme | 14 July 2017 Something is destroying our forests. In tropical regions alone, we lose an area of forest […]

28 Jun 2017

Release: Thomson Reuters Latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report

Global 100 Greenhouse Gas Performance: New Pathways for Growth and Leadership reveals not only new greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data across the value chain from the world’s 100 largest publicly […]

27 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Five Lessons from Walmart’s CSR Strategy Efforts

By Greg Hills Managing Director, FSG | 27 June 2017 “We think of ourselves as social change strategists,” explained Gayatri Agnew, Director of Career Opportunity at the Walmart Foundation, distinguishing […]

19 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: HSBC integrating sustainability into its business model

19 June 2017 HSBC is one of the first global financial institutions to become transparent on the carbon footprint of its financial holdings.  We sat down with Pat Burke, President […]

19 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Philanthropy: the “golden key” to unlock China’s next chapter of modernization?

19 June 2017 By Anna-Marie Harling, Director, Thought Leadership – Philanthropy, UBS Wealth Management, and Christina Tung, Head Philanthropy Advisory, Asia Pacific, UBS Wealth Management Having just spent time with […]

14 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Latest New York filing asks if Exxon is still lying to investors about how it manages carbon risk

By Sophie Marjanac, Company and Financial lawyer, ClientEarth | 14 June 2017 As the New York Attorney General’s investigation unfolds, claims emerge that Exxon’s deception may be greater than was even […]

13 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: How impact investing could transform the funds landscape

By Seb Beloe, Head of Research at WHEB Asset Management | 13 June 2017 Today’s landscape of Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) funds is the result of more than thirty […]

5 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Connecting nature, people and climate

By Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada | 5 June 2017 We had to keep our voices low. In the distance – a few hundred meters from […]

1 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: UN Environment statement on US decision to leave Paris Agreement

UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the following statement on the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change: “The science on climate change is perfectly clear: […]

31 May 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Delivering sustainable transport in Africa’s cities

By Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho, Trustee, Planet Earth Institute | 31 May 2017 I have been fascinated by the astonishing growth in the continent’s cities over the past decade. In fact, as the Brookings […]

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