Sharp opinion and analysis on issues that are critical to sustainable development.
How Could China’s New Foreign Investment Law Impact Trade Debate?
Negotiators from the United States and China have met repeatedly in recent weeks to reach an agreement to resolve some of the trade irritants between them, including the high-profile issue of forced technology transfers.Read More
Launching the Sustainable Finance Map of Geneva
A new map of sustainable finance players in Geneva could be a vital tool to scaling up funding for the Sustainable Development Goals.Read More
Explorer les projets d'investissement agricole
Un voyage de deux semaines explore les moyens de maximiser les avantages et de minimiser les risques des outils d’investissement agricole en Afrique.Read More
Touring Agricultural Investment Projects
A two-week trip explores how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of agricultural investment tools in Africa.Read More
How Can Blockchain Improve Sustainability in Mining?
Companies interested in sustainability and transparency are starting to use blockchain to trace materials back to their sources.Read More
Why Transparency in Fashion Matters
What’s the environmental impact of your closet?Read More
Is Vanadium the “Valyrian Steel” of the Energy Transition?
In Game of Thrones, a sword forged out of Valyrian steel is recognized for its unparalleled strength and light weight. It is this advantage that denotes it as one of Westeros’s most sought-after materials. In the real world, its equivalent just might be vanadium.Read More
South Africa: Is a transition away from coal just around the corner?
In South Africa, coal has long been king, but emerging factors suggest the fossil fuel may soon be pushed off its throne.Read More
Dead Batteries Deserve a Second Life
Batteries should be recycled, so the valuable minerals therein—including cobalt and lithium—can stay in the economy.Read More
Prescribing the Right Medicine for India's Troubled Coal Sector
Instead of further subsidizing struggling coal infrastructure, India can begin to reallocate limited public funds to ensure a fair transition for workers and communities.Read More