Jakarta is sinking: the government decides to move the capital

Jakarta is sinking: the government decides to move the capital The Indonesian government has resumed work, suspended following the pandemic, to move the capital from Jakarta to a metropolis that will be built from scratch on the island of Borneo and that will be called “Nusantara” which means “archipelago” or ” other islands”. The project, […]

Being fired on a Zoom call before Christmas

Being fired on a Zoom call before Christmas “If you are on this call, you are part of the unfortunate group that will be fired. Your employment here ended effective immediately.” With these words Vishal Garg, CEO and founder of Better.com, announced just before the Christmas holidays the dismissal of about 9% of the company’s […]

Can the Courts save us all?

Can the Courts save us all? Climate change it is not only a question of environment. Its effect will be permanent in modelling economy, society, and politics. This multidisciplinary impact requires a unite answer, the sovereign state is unable alone to have enough capital and political power to reach zero emission, the only way to […]

Gender lens investments: are gender and financial performance related?

Gender lens investments : are gender and  financial performance related? The financial world is increasingly attentive to the theme of gender diversity and, in recent years, has seen the spread of many mutual funds and exchange traded funds that allow investors to encourage companies that have women in leadership roles or are engaged in their […]

Social background: the forgotten dimension of diversity by FTSE 100

Social background: the forgotten dimension of diversity by FTSE 100 While some free-market economists like Milton Friedman used to think that company executives did not need to worry about anything other than a balance sheet, in the 21st century employees, customers and investors are asking business leaders to focus more and more their attention on […]

Is Wall Street a climate change’s ally?

Is Wall Street a climate change’s ally? The 60 largest banks in the world have pumped about $ 3.8 trillion in fossil fuels since the 2015 Paris Agreement. One of the climate agreement aims was to mobilize financial markets to support the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, banks provided more capital to oil, gas and coal companies in […]