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It's not always appropriate for business leaders to promote social causes – but there are increasing opportunities for them to connect with customers by doing so.
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These unique scaly mammals are thought to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals on the planet.
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The retail giant hope that its latest venture will encourage consumers to reduce waste and help create a more circular economy.
From sexist data to reinventing the toilet, it's been an eventful year for Bill and Melinda Gates, as they reveal in their annual letter.
The Mayan town of San Pedro La Laguna is turning the tide on plastic pollution, with 80% of the town’s inhabitants no longer using plastics.
Few women in Kenya have land title documents, and few are getting them, which means most are locked out of the chance to start a business - but loans can help.
It is a myth that socially responsible pension investments and decent returns are mutually exclusive.
Coniferous forests could be a useful ally in the fight against rising temperatures, new research suggests.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution can speed up progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, writes UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner.
Global demand for coal is expected to rise for a second year in a row, despite a shift to renewables in North America and much of Europe, according to a new report from the International ...