Beyond the social impact of supporting refugee communities, an inclusive approach also makes good economic sense. Leaders from the Tent Partnership, a coalition of over 100 multinationals, talk about their work with Brunswick’s Tom McGivan and Ann-Kathrin Richter.
By Tom McGivan
17 February 2021
The jihadist group al-Shabaab banned single-use plastic bags in 2017, an order similar to the kind found today in 90 countries, including a number that have designated al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation. If it’s true that a common danger can unite enemies, it’s difficult to think of one as unifying as plastics.
By Dan Roberts
16 December 2019
Recent years have seen a growing focus on the “purpose” of companies. Businesses are asked to show how they add value to society – beyond shareholders’ dividends or bosses’ bonuses. This pressure is coming from an unlikely alliance of consumers, employees, campaigners, academics, regulators and even investors.
By Meaghan Ramsey
09 October 2019
During the 10 days that Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, was captured and held hostage in Tanzania, an extraordinary thing happened. Throngs of everyday Tanzanians, many struggling with poverty, poured into the streets and took to social media to pray for his release.
By Craig Mullaney
04 June 2019
The Water.org founders argue the way to bring clean water and sanitation to the poor of the world at scale isn’t by drilling wells or installing toilets. Nor is it through charity alone. The solution, they say, is market-based financing.
By Edward Stephens
04 June 2019
Kosmos Energy discovered a massive natural gas field off the coast of West Africa. There was one significant obstacle: It sat on the maritime boundary of two countries that had once fought a border war. CEO Andrew Inglis tells the story to Brunswick’s Stuart Donnelly and Andrew von Kerens.
By Stuart Donnelly
04 June 2019
A couple of weeks ago a CEO expressed their frustration at employees not understanding the company strategy. They said: “when I ask employees to explain our strategy, each person gives a different answer. What can I do?”
By Nick Howard
04 October 2018
Many of us are barely aware of the fragility of the resources we depend upon for our survival. Even the basics, such as water, can no longer be taken for granted. The fact that there are more of us on the planet means the strain on our resources has increased.
By Lucy Parker
31 May 2012