Conduit member Dr. Mary Johnstone-Louis, along with colleagues Dr. Bridget Kustin and Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA, reflect on the role of family-owned companies when it comes to building a sustainable and just world post-COVID.
Climate Change & Sustainability
Globechain founder & CEO (and Conduit member) May Al-Karooni reflects on the ways in which COVID-19 has forced us to reassess our genuine needs and the impact this may have on the future of the planet.
As he joins The Conduit Investment Advisors as CEO, we speak to Shaun Kingsbury, former CEO of the UK Green Investment Bank, about the importance of capital market solutions to global challenges and the impact he hopes to achieve in his new role.
How can large companies lead with purpose as we navigate the global coronavirus crisis? The Conduit’s Director of Partnerships & Public Relations, Natasha Burroughs, shares three approaches that are already being put into practice by forward-thinking corporates.
While many of us are aware of the scale and seriousness of the climate crisis, fundamentally changing our behaviour is proving more difficult. Scott Young, Conduit member and CEO of BVA Nudge Unit UK, examines five ways in which behavioural science can be used to persuade people, businesses and governments to adopt more sustainable habits.
A former monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish Kumar has spent longer than most reflecting on the awe-inspiring power of nature. In this article, he shares his thoughts on what the coronavirus crisis might be trying to tell us.
The Conduit is excited to be collaborating with Katapult, a leading investor and scaler of impact-focused start-ups. We caught up with Alison Fort, Impact Partner at Katapult and Board Member at Toniic, to learn more about the current state of the impact investment landscape, Katapult’s approach to scaling start-ups and what she hopes the collaboration with The Conduit will achieve.
The Conduit’s Director of Business Development, Natasha Burroughs, examines the consumer motivations behind a rise in more conscious purchasing decisions and shares how brands, investors and governments can encourage the trend to become a permanent reality.
As China fights to contain the coronavirus, is the world ignoring a larger impending threat? Ajit Dayal asks if the approach to mitigating the impact of deadly viruses can be applied to the world’s largest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions.
In this bold call to arms, Simone Cipriani, Conduit Member and Head and Founder of the Ethical Fashion Initiative at the International Trade Centre, shares the enormous flaw at the heart of the fashion industry business model: the cost to people and the planet.
As Fashion Week comes to London, Conduit member and GNGR Bees founder, Nathália Grisard, reflects on what her experience working within the industry has taught her about greenwashing, consumer responsibility and the potential for a cleaner and more creative fashion industry.
As part of a new series on the challenges and imperatives of measuring your carbon footprint, Conduit member Edward Jack, founder & CEO of Lytely, writes for us on the role technology can play in empowering individuals to lessen their environmental impact.
The Conduit’s Director of Business Development, Natasha Burroughs, shares current trends affecting the industry’s sustainability actions, from farm to fork.