Biden administration can help US gain ESG leadership

AS the newly elected Joseph Biden administration begins its task of strategising and formulating policy amid the transition from the government of President Donald Trump, there is a palpable surge of optimism within the environment, social and governance (ESG) community that a new, much awaited...


World must hold onto climate change wins from Covid-19

AS GOVERNMENTS, multilateral organisations and corporations around the world rush to find solutions to address the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, the environmental crisis has come into sharp focus, perhaps as never before.

The Owl of Minerva has spread its wings for a new economic future

IN THIS troubled time of profound global dislocation, the phrase "the Owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk" coined by the German philosopher Georg Hegel is worth dwelling on. By it, Hegel meant that we can only understand the meaning of a phase in history when it is...