Shining a spotlight on Africa in the climate change debate

When Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan activist, was cropped out of a photo of young climate leaders that included the likes of Greta Thunberg, it sparked a debate about the discrimination experienced by many minority activists. Vanessa later said “a photo crop-out is an easy way to describe it but it’s really a metaphorical crop out from the narrative of climate science in general”…

Asking the right questions about ESG in the boardroom

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declared the latest report on climate change from the IPCC to be “a code red for humanity”.  This latest warning highlights that environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues not only have a material effect on companies’ financial performance but go to the heart of existential risks facing business and society at large…