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Business and sustainable development

We have 6 items tagged with ‘Business and sustainable development’.
  • A group of young women protestors with placards, one reading "Your profits can't buy another planet"

    Ten reasons why we have to rewrite the sustainability rule book, and now

    Companies are lagging behind when it comes to action on climate change. Mike Barry shares his tips on becoming the sustainable business leaders of tomorrow

    8 December 2019 | Blog | Climate change
  • A handful of seedlings

    Bringing business into the conversation on sustainable development

    IIED has launched a new series of blogs and interviews exploring how business and investors are contributing to sustainable development

    18 November 2019 | News | Sustainable markets
  • A young man on a hillside, planting a tree.

    When investors go green

    Pernille Holtedahl unpacks the growing appetite for green bonds and suggests this is a movement driven by the broader public – not just business

    18 November 2019 | Blog | Economics
  • Close-up image of cotton growing

    Q&A: Ready for impact?

    In the first of a series of articles exploring how investors and business can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, IIED’s Laura Kelly puts questions to Chris West from Sumerian Partners on the lessons and challenges from impact investing

    7 November 2019 | Article | Economics
  • Seedlings. Impact investing directs investment capital to enterprises delivering positive environmental and social impacts, and could play an important role in financing sustainable development (Photo: Geoff Maddock, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Business as usual – or business with purpose?

    As we launch our new strategy, Laura Kelly, director of IIED’s Shaping Sustainable Markets research group, considers how the private sector can respond to development and environmental challenges – and how IIED can support business to deliver positive change

    17 April 2019 | Blog | Economics
  • Traffic jam in China. Photo: Simon Lim

    Green Growth, and how we get there

    A Chatham House hosted meeting on green growth offers clues for governments perplexed as to how and when to get the economy growing again – this time more sustainably.

    1 March 2013 | Blog | Economics
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