In December 2016 the City of Portland, finding itself subject to criticism about individual holdings, decided to divest totally from equities and bonds in favour of “uncontroversial” assets such as sovereign bonds. This move may be less socially progressive than it first appears.
The 23rd UN Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn showed that the world needs to seriously accelerate efforts to counter climate change.
The increasing resistance of bacteria to common antibiotics is one of the most important issues since modern medicine began, yet the wider costs and benefits are not fully understood.
There are many opinions on the merits of founders continuing to run their businesses into public ownership. Surprisingly, there has been limited analysis to underpin those opinions. We set out to bring some evidence to the subject.
The number of nations announcing an end to petrol and diesel car sales is growing, prompting a major industrial shift towards electric vehicles.