Topic Archives: Inequality

WEF Warms to Climate

Part-way through a private reception hosted by Al Gore yesterday evening, John Doerr – who leads the cleantech charge at venture capital fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – lent across to me and asked for the exact wording of what U2 singer Bono had just called Gore in his response to the former Vice-President’s

Growing Opportunity

A growing array of apparently insoluble socio-economic, environmental, and governance challenges presses in on decision-makers — including climate change, the risk of global pandemics, the growing threat to natural resources like water and fisheries, and the ever-present issues of poverty and hunger. Growing Opportunity — in partnership with The Skoll Foundation — explores the potential

The Social Reporting Report

SustainAbility has argued that the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development are increasingly intertwined. But we are acutely aware that these three dimensions of accounting, auditing and reporting are at very different stages of their evolution. Financial reporting has a 500-year history, but still finds it hard to account for such things as