Over 40 million people are estimated to be trapped in modern slavery worldwide, including in various forms of child, trafficked or forced labour.
Twelve months after the launch of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, has published its first annual progress report.
It provides an unprecedented level of transparency on how almost 200 businesses and governments are changing and reducing their plastic production and use.
At our event this year, on the theme of the ‘circular economy’, our expert speakers offered their insight into the scale of the problem represented by the current ‘take, make, dispose’ economic model, while sharing their thoughts on how a shift away from a linear economy is possible.
We are witnessing a step change in public attitudes towards sustainability and the environment. There is a growing awareness of the need for us all to take personal responsibility for the preservation of our world, and of the urgency with which we must act.
Following our 2019 Investor Day, we asked members of the Rathbone Greenbank team to share their views on what we, as consumers and citizens, can do to promote a more circular economy.
Morals under the microscope: three quarters of high net worth investors feel responsible for keeping companies in check
How a company behaves is increasingly becoming a matter of concern for investors, according to new research from Rathbone Greenbank Investments.
Rathbone Greenbank is delighted to partner with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, whose latest strategy, Rewild Our World, represents an ambitious commitment to getting nature back on track in the face of “a planet under pressure”
As interest in ethical investment continues to rise, new research from Rathbone Greenbank Investments reveals that as many as three-quarters of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in the UK knowingly hold stocks and shares in their portfolios that conflict with their own values.
Sophie Mather, material futurist, biov8tion Ltd, reflects on the challenges facing the clothing industry, and how circular economy principles can deliver benefits for society, the economy and planet.