Building Back Better will not be successful if it is built on a house of cards of fragile debt burdens

Week of 5 April 2021 Building Back Better will not be successful if it is built on a house of cards of fragile debt burdens A new paper by the multi-stakeholder Predistribution Initiative finds that:Factors such as the consolidation of capital amongst institutional investors and the resulting capital flows; increasing corporate debt burdens; the mix … Continue reading Building Back Better will not be successful if it is built on a house of cards of fragile debt burdens

Is transitioning to a circular society the only way forward for the renewable energy and extractive sectors?

Week of 5 April 2021 Is transitioning to a circular society the only way forward for the renewable energy and extractive sectors? Investment in renewable energy and technology is accelerating quickly. This is a win for climate, but not a straightforward one: renewable tech requires extracting transition minerals, which poses risks for people and nature … Continue reading Is transitioning to a circular society the only way forward for the renewable energy and extractive sectors?

Implementation of a sustainable food sector requires stamina from companies

Week of 5 April 2021 Implementation of a sustainable food sector requires stamina from companies Food and beverage companies are making progress through their policies to promote women’s economic empowerment, secure land rights and limit greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains, but implementation on the ground remains uneven, a report from Oxfam finds. But … Continue reading Implementation of a sustainable food sector requires stamina from companies