The Mirova founder and “sustainable finance activist” interviews philosophers and writes novels alongside running a company. He tells us why it's all connected – and why “strange animals” like Mirova are still needed amid concerns for the future.
How do you cater for a growing urban population while protecting the planet? Insights from a resource-strapped mayor in Mozambique, a conservation champion in Canada, and a Polish municipality that’s involving kindergartens to reach net zero.
UN recognition of the social economy builds on progress in many countries, from Senegal to South Korea. The next step is widespread implementation, say Victorine Anquediche Ndeye, Marlène Schiappa, Chantal Line Carpentier, Frédéric Bailly and Francois Bonnici.
It's one of the biggest impact gatherings in the world, uniting ‘radicals’ and realists in a bid to save the planet. But ChangeNOW only came together thanks to a ‘crazy bet’, a flair for showbiz – and some inadvertent help from Donald Trump.
Catalyst 2030 network mobilises some 1,000 organisations worldwide to sign open letter calling for end to short-term funding focused on symptoms, as network’s Systemic Change Awards go to SAP, European Commission and more.
Impact investors must show ‘humility’ as market still highly dependent on those seeking below-market rate returns, says European Investment Fund’s Cyril Gouiffes. We report from day one of the ChangeNOW conference in Paris.
At the Future of Europe conference in Strasbourg, Yolanda Díaz commits to making social economy a priority, while French secretary of state Olivia Grégoire says the sector shows "a path forward" for the reinvention of Europe.
France’s purpose-led companies movement continues to grow, with 176 enterprises à mission two years after the status was recognised in French law. Researchers note the movement is still in its “pioneer stage”.