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01 April 2022

Dare to prioritize: A 4-step approach to developing a focused SDG strategy

Key takeaways: Organization should dare to prioritize and develop a focused strategy on key SDGs…

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15 December 2021

Hawaii should focus its climate agenda on prioritizing adaptation to the most serious climate risks

By: Max Markrich Date: November 30, 2020 This article was originally published in the Honululu…

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15 December 2021

A five-step guide to reducing emissions in portfolio (and achieving net zero)

Since the Paris Agreement, governments, scientists and organisations have introduced an increasing number of measures…

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15 December 2021

Why climate risk management is much more than a hygiene factor

By Silvia Binet, Beatriz Ramos The climate crisis has significant implications for financial institutions (FIs).…

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13 December 2021

Conversation series: The dilemmas in climate and development

Welcome to our Conversation Series, where we discuss topics relevant to our work around impact and…

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23 November 2021

How a top-down approach to GHG footprinting can help financial institutions overcome data hurdles

The COP26 has been a time to reaffirm commitments, but the focus now needs to…

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12 November 2021

A feminist approach to climate action: Why should investors embed gender in their climate strategy?

By Morgane Fleury What if achieving gender equality is a key success factor for effective…

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14 June 2021

Is your board colluding with E(rratic) S(uperficial) G(reenwash)?

ESG is booming but the industry risks becoming complacent. Fund managers are creating new products…

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08 October 2020

Sustainability in the Boardroom

By Wouter Scheepens members should adopt sustainability as a key part of their corporate strategies.…

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09 June 2020

Four Sustainability Consultants on Climate and Covid-19 

Four Sustainability Consultants on Climate and Covid-19  By: Beatriz Ramos, Max Markrich, Silvia Binet, Sybren…

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17 March 2020

Consequences of corona: a change of landscape?

Right now, communities, societies and economies worldwide are being tested by the impact of the…

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23 April 2019

Using IFC’s Operating Principles for Impact Management to your advantage

BY WILLEM VOSMER Forget the rubber stamp and turn it into a meaningful tool for…

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18 June 2018

Partnerships for sustainability: let’s learn from the plover bird and the crocodile

BY WOUTER SCHEEPENS   How large corporations and small businesses work together for more sustainability…

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06 December 2017

What is the link between power and economic development?

BY TEODORA NENOVA   Senegal generated about 3,600 GWh of electricity in 2016. This is…

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02 November 2017

Impact investors: want to improve data quality? Stop asking random questions!

BY WILLEM VOSMER   How investors should first look in the mirror if they want…

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17 October 2017

The fundamental but avoided question of attribution in impact investing

BY MATTHIJS DE BRUIJN   In the rapidly evolving impact investment field there is an…

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26 September 2017

A mingling of tribes that reflects a happy collision of interest

BY WOUTER SCHEEPENS   Recently Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, seemed…

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06 April 2015

Why private equity boosts developing economies

BY MATTHIJS DE BRUIJN   The private equity (PE) model is increasingly being used as…

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