Monthly archives of “February 2022

The Rise of Divestment (Part II)

In December 2021, the Center for American Progress and the Sierra Club reported that “8 major US banks and 10 major US asset managers financed the equivalent of nearly 2 billion tons of carbon dioxide in 2020”. This is more…

The Rise of Divestment (Part I)

Paradoxically, despite claiming responsible business conduct, the world’s top 60 banks have invested 3.8 trillion in fossil fuel firms since the 2015 Paris climate agreement, thus exacerbating the climate crisis. To counteract its negative impact, an increasing number of banks…

The Potential of the Metaverse for Brands (Part I)

Facebook’s recent decision to rebrand itself as Meta signals that brands need to capitalize on the opportunity given by the metaverse as “technological advancements across hardware, software and connectivity” create more immersive experiences than ever before. That, coupled with increasingly…