News and Views

  • Opinion: An impact-first, participatory approach could save Dharavi from failed urban development

    The Mumbai slum romanticised in the film Slumdog Millionaire is to be redeveloped – but current plans ignore its function as a hub of enterprise and creativity. Sustainability-linked finance could unlock an alternative future.

  • Skoll and Laudes foundations back Biegel’s Heading for Change legacy project

    First major contributions to $10m fund are announced, as Suzanne Biegel reveals a “pretty ambitious” timeline for making first round of investments.

  • Social enterprise creates coronation-themed robes for UK’s most patriotic fashionistas

    The Sewing Rooms partners with Premier Inn to design and manufacture limited-edition luxury loungewear to commemorate coronation of King Charles III.

  • Waste worth watching: why Gree Energy wants your dirty water

    The journey from farm to fork can be highly polluting, with food processing firms a major source of emissions. How do you get companies to take action? In Indonesia, one B Corp has found a solution – one that also offers renewable power to rural homes.

  • Opinion: If business as usual is the problem, what's the solution?

    In his new series, responsible business pioneer Michael Solomon challenges businesses to a “race to the top” to convert positive impact into “cold, hard competitive advantage over the greenwashers, laggards and other stalwarts of business as usual”.