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The environment, society and business - thinking and acting sustainably makes a positive impact in many areas. Our articles discuss interesting examples and exciting ideas concerning the environmental, economic and social dimensions of sustainability.

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Sustainability

Financial inclusion

Innovations like simplified access to banking services and digital finance are just some of the ways that the financial sector has mobilised to support the financially excluded.
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Sustainability

Quinoa, olive oil, avocado: How to be an ethical consumer with superfoods

As a conscious consumer, can I still buy avocados? And what local alternatives are there to quinoa? An overview.
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Sustainability

How AI can advance - but sometimes impede - sustainability

Artificial intelligence already has a key role in fighting climate change and improving ESG investing. But as AI continues to gain prominence, experts are raising concerns about the associated risks.
In a shed, men process the fibres of the abacá plant.
Sustainability

Plastic waste: can nature provide the solution?

From fashion to packaging to industrial products, start-ups around the world are working to replace plastics with biodegradable materials. The market is booming, and investors see an opportunity for sustainable profits. Now the alternatives to plastic have to break into the mainstream.
Reto Knutti, standing on a terrace with Lake Zurich and the university in the background, looks into the camera.
Sustainability

Climate scientist Reto Knutti: Climate policy is domestic policy

Climate scientist Reto Knutti is one of the most in-demand climate experts. We talk to him about giving things up, emotions, net zero and investments.
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Sustainability

Financing net zero: opportunities or just higher outlays?

Air is free , but clean air costs - a lot. We sat down with former central banker Mark Carney to get his take on financing the net-zero transition, and the vast benefits ahead if we can get it right.
An Aerones robot is pulled up a wind turbine wheel
Sustainability

Renewable energy and robotics - a powerful combination

Solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric plants: Renewable power generation is thriving, and so is the industry's need for operation and maintenance providers - particularly using robotics. An interesting investment opportunity?
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Sustainability

Work with purpose: The LGT Impact Fellowship

What is the purpose of your job? An increasing number of professionals look for meaning in their careers. Some take a radical step and decide to give back to the community. Tundu Kenyua is one of them. This is her story.
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Sustainability

More than just a playgroup: Lively Minds in Uganda

The NGO Lively Minds empowers children and families in Uganda and Ghana to improve their education, health and quality of life.

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