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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: No limits to growth for sustainable investments
By Dr. Jan Amrit Poser, Chief Economist and Head of Asset Management at Bank J. Safra Sarasin | 7 January 2014 The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw showed us again how difficult it is to translate obvious facts into clear actions. The UN’s climate change report published at the end of October evaluated recent years’ climate change studies, and got to the heart of the...
Jan 10, 2014 4:40 PM ET
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Changing the global food narrative
By Jonathan Foley,  Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota | 20 December 2013 There’s a powerful narrative being told about the world’s food system — in classrooms,...
Dec 20, 2013 1:15 PM ET
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: What the Warming Arctic Needs
By Laurence C. Smith & Jan-Gunnar Winther, members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic,  | 28 October 2013 The world needs clear-eyed discussion about numerous controversial issues in the Arctic, including the mitigation of climate change impacts, native peoples, economic development, and the region’s growing feedbacks to...
Nov 1, 2013 2:00 PM ET
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A Turning Point in Recognizing Natural Capital Risks?
Two events in the UK’s House of Commons this week could mark a turning point in recognition of an invisible risk to the world’s economy – how natural capital underpins the security of our financial system. On Monday, for the first time in its almost 900 year history, Parliament debated the importance of “the bounty of nature” to the economy. This surely...
Oct 25, 2013 12:00 PM ET
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investment rush to Africa must manage sustainability risks
As the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative begins its annual event in Cape Town on October 1st, its Executive Director Dr. James Gifford considers the sustainability challenges faced by investors in African companies ***********************...
Oct 2, 2013 5:10 PM ET