Sustainability, climate change and the ocean economy
• The Sustainability Project by Economist Impact, combining insights, innovation and influence to convene and actively engage global stakeholders with the power to effect real change.
• Food Sustainability Index, examining how food systems are performing across three pillars: food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, and nutritional challenges.
• Mobilising the global investment chain for social impact, exploring the progress being made through corporate-investor collaboration, as well as revealing the challenges that remain and the other stakeholders whose participation is essential.
• The ESG conundrum: How investors and companies can find common purpose in ESG, based on two global surveys—one of asset owners and one of companies—to examine how they can find common purpose in ESG.
• Getting to Net-Zero, a research programme that assesses the progress of companies towards net-zero, and to understand how they are tackling roadblocks along the way, based on a survey of 500 global business leaders.
• 12 decarbonising technologies for cities, a research programme produced by Economist Impact and sponsored by Osborne Clarke, identifying technologies that can help cities achieve their carbon-emission targets while also creating jobs, lowering energy costs for residents, and improving overall quality of life.
• Rethinking plastics in a circular economy, a research programme assessing advanced plastic recycling technologies.
• Resetting the agenda: How ESG is shaping our future, a survey-based research programme produced by Economist Impact and sponsored by UBS that aims to understand how ESG could be both a new performance marker and a growth driver for institutional investors.
• The critical role of infrastructure for the Sustainable Development Goals, which assesses the economic, environmental and social dimensions of infrastructure.
• A sustainable ocean economy in 2030: Opportunities and challenges.
• Accelerating Energy Innovation for the Blue Economy.
• Accelerating a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
• December 2019 ocean supplement in The Economist newspaper.
• The Post-COVID-19 Ocean Economy: Building Back Bluer, with Karin Kemper and Ambassador Peter Thomson; in: Ocean Yearbook, Volume 35 (2021): Issue 1 (Jul 2021); pp. 1–17; Publisher: Brill | Nijhoff.
• Foreword of a book, Preparing a Workforce for the New Blue Economy: People, Products and Policies, edited by Liesl Hotaling and Richard W. Spinrad, Elsevier, 2021.
• Inside the Circle, a podcast series supported by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, covering the transition to circular plastics, food, fashion and cities.
• Protectors Oceans Series, a series of films that examine the cutting edge of science and radical thinking at work in tackling the crisis facing the world’s seas.
• Back to Blue, a multi-year initiative on pollution and ocean health by Economist Impact and The Nippon Foundation.
Additional published articles include:
– A sustainable ocean economy in 2030: Opportunities and challenges (World Ocean Initiative)
– Why fixing food systems is crucial for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
– Food sustainability, pollution and child mortality (HuffPost)
– Rapid urbanisation, climate change and resource scarcity (EIU Perspectives)
– The EU’s 2030 climate package (HuffPost)
– Reconciling economic growth and environmental protection (Green Economics Institute)
• Global Access to Healthcare: Building sustainable health systems
• Modernising health systems in the Balkan
• Global cancer preparedness
• Addressing non-communicable diseases in adolescence
• The next pandemic? Non-communicable diseases in developing countries
• Value-based healthcare in Sweden: Reaching the next level
• Value-based healthcare in Europe: Laying the foundation