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SASB CEO Janine Guillot: Following Personal Passions Into the World of Sustainability

Janine Guillot, CEO of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), has an enduring love of the great outdoors that has

Charlene Cranny: Tipping-Point Year on the Road to Net-Zero Reality, with a Transition Truly Under Way

Future generations will look back on 2020 as a year defined by the Covid-19 crisis, but Charlene Cranny believes it

Dissident’s Daughter, Crusader for Health and Women’s Rights: Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Missned

When Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, mother of current Emir of Qatar, inaugurated WISH 2020 (World Summit For Health) in Doha

Appreciation of ESG Values Has Increased During Pandemic, says Asset Manager of Goldman Sachs Sheila Patel

As a keen angler, Sheila Patel knows that the secret to hooking a big trout is to deliver the fly

Justin Yifu Lin: Eastern Perspectives, Western Preconceptions, and Prospects for Shared Economic Growth

Justin Yifu Lin made history in 2008 as the first non-Westerner appointed as chief economist and senior vice-president of the

Poverty Myths, and Professorial ‘Power Couple’ Dispelling Them

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo give new meaning to the term “power couple”. The husband-and-wife team are economics professors at

Lucrezia Reichlin: Data Pioneer Hopes for a New Era of Economic Co-operation

Italian economist Lucrezia Reichlin is recognised as one of the pioneers of big data. Reichlin made history as the first

Cristina Junqueira, Nubank Co-Founder: Brazil’s Wonder Woman of Fintech

When the first Nubank card transaction was made in Brazil on April 1, 2014, you wouldn’t have been a fool

Atif Mian: Theory, Practice, and Macro-economic Reality in a World Longing for Rebound

“Economic disasters are almost always preceded by a large increase in household debt.” The above proclamation comes from a critically

Reshma Sohoni: An Identity and an Ambition Forged Through a Lifetime of Migration — and Adaptation

Reshma Sohoni migrated to the US from India at the age of 10, moved to France to pursue an MBA

Hadiyah Mujhid, CEO and founder of HBCU.vc: George Floyd’s Death Brought in Flood of VC Offers for Black Founders in US

Hadiyah Mujhid is CEO and founder of HBCU.vc, a not-for-profit organisation that helps African American and Hispanic students become technology

Ambareen Musa, Founder & CEO of Souqalmal: From Mauritius with Love for Fintech, and lots of Ambition

Ambareen Musa, founder and CEO of financial aggregator marketplace Souqalmal, sees a glowing future for fintech — and she believes

Jenny Lee, Managing Partner of GGV Capital: ‘Geek’ Mentality Coupled with Passion for Disruption Makes a Neat Niche

The Forbes Global 100 VC Midas list ranks the world’s best dealmakers in hi-tech and life science venture capital investors.

Taking Underground Approach to Carbon Neutral Heating for Homes

Limitless carbon-neutral energy is right under our feet, says Kathy Hannun, the co-founder and president of geothermal giant Dandelion Energy.

Judy Faulkner: From Basement Beginnings… to a Self-made Billionaire

Judy Faulkner is the hands-on programmer who pioneered the concept of patient-centric digital medical records in the US. Faulkner taught

Edible Protein from Thin Air: Dyson Knows a Bargain When She Sees One

Lisa Dyson looked to nature for inspiration on how to combat climate change; now she runs a biotech company that

Ayah Bdeir: Innovation, Invention from Mouths and Hands of Babes

Get them while they’re young and make it fun, says littleBits founder Ayah Bdeir, and we can ignite a child’s

Joy to the World — Founding Father of Indian Company with Mission for Health

“When you spread joy, it returns to you multiplied,” says Huzaifa Khorakiwala, more commonly known as “Sir Dr Huz”. Wise

Implementing the UN SDGs: A Job for Everyone, Everywhere

Everyone seems to agree that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make perfect sense. Countries and companies, individuals and industries

Ida, Data and Women’s Health: It’s Win-Win with the Clue App

From investment opportunities to the pursuit and provision of venture capital, the purse strings of financial dealings are very often

Gender Specifics of Brain Function: a Path to Improved Health Balance

In terms of structure, female and male brains differ only marginally. But new studies on brain function — and pathology

Ameet Nathwani: Big Pharma, Big Changes to Traditional Ways of Thinking

Big Pharma might not be the obvious choice for tech talent looking for a new home or project — but

Acharya Balkrishna: Billionaire Monk Makes Modesty and Empathy Watchwords for Progress

Acharya Balkrishna projects an aura of modesty, often clad in a traditional India dhoti, the simple garment of the people

Narendra Modi: Giving India Its Due

He definitely is the man of the moment. The establishment may disagree, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India sprang

Danièle Nouy: Getting Tough with Bankers

It is her job to keep Europe’s banks on the straight and narrow and remind their executives that honesty pays.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Young Congresswoman Refuses to Play Nice

It takes the gumption of a hero to identify as a socialist in the United States, and something of a

Bill Mitchell: Saving Capitalism from Itself

Proponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) often manage to elicit a nod from more orthodox peers that acknowledges their existence

Vincent Cerf: Father of the Internet Looking for Ways to Preserve His Work

Vince Cerf had absolutely no idea that his creation would be hijacked by big business, encourage tunnel vision, and spread