Alibaba Group pledges carbon neutrality by 2030

The Alibaba Group headquarters in Shenzhen, China. (IMG/Shutterstock) Asia Pacific’s e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group has recently announced its plans for achieving carbon neutrality.  This comes as the chief executive announced the tech giant’s long-term plan to quintuple GMV to US$100 billion across their Lazada e-Commerce platforms. Complementing this ambition forContinue Reading

MG Motor electric SUV ZS EV

The new normal has set unique challenges for the industry. The biggest challenge is to sustain business operations and ensure the financial health of the organisation and its stakeholders. With the industry having exhibited resilience over the last two years, we are looking towards 2022 with cautious optimism. Currently, theContinue Reading

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As farm support policy between the devolved nations diverges further, imbalances in competitiveness may develop. An important policy driver is the UK government’s aim to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Post-brexit support schemes for England, Wales and Scotland are taking shape. England is seeing sweeping changes to agricultural policyContinue Reading

Fixing global trade finance

Goods and services move around the world via critical infrastructure: roads, ports, rail networks, shipping routes, and data servers. The $5.2 trillion global trade finance ecosystem that facilitates these flows is just as essential. Unfortunately, it does not always work as well as it could. Today’s trade finance system isContinue Reading

Ooni’s Wife, Queen Naomi, Quits Marriage to Focus on “God Only”

By Tolu Oyekan Despite being the second largest continent by population and its huge landmarks, Africa still lags behind in several indicators vital for a successful industrial revolution. The region is still behind in the most important measures of innovation capacity. Although Africa has 18% of the world’s population, itContinue Reading

Protests, pledges and alpacas: 2021’s environmental year in review

“Geronimo.” When reflecting on the stand-out environmental moments in a year, it’s hard to know how to allocate appropriate categories. What dominates attention in the present isn’t always what will be remembered most in the future. While weighing up what constitutes the greater “good” is not always an easy taskContinue Reading

FG Launches Project to Curb Carbon Emissions by 50%

By Tolu Oyekan Despite being the second largest continent by population and its huge landmarks, Africa still lags behind in several indicators vital for a successful industrial revolution. The region is still behind in the most important measures of innovation capacity. Although Africa has 18% of the world’s population, itContinue Reading