LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With lampshades made by Indian women and trays from East Africa, H&M said on Tuesday that it had become the latest retail giant to back businesses with a mission to do good, as pressure mounts to end throwaway consumerism.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Increasing support for female entrepreneurs could boost the global economy by trillions of dollars, according to research released on Tuesday that found women who start businesses face more challenges than men.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A majority of Britons think climate change will be a more important issue than Brexit in the future, a poll showed on Friday, a day after the country sweated in a heatwave, hitting its highest temperature for July.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With its panoramic, riverside views and perfectly Instagrammable interiors, on first appearances, the Good Hotel seems to be another of London's many trendy boutiques.
LONDON/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organizations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's National Trust will sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, the conservation charity announced on Thursday.
LONDON, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British
retail bank HSBC UK launched a scheme on Monday to help victims
of modern slavery and human trafficking in Britain "rebuild
their lives" by giving them access to bank accounts.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European consumers say they would be more likely to buy a product if it was sold by a business helping refugees, but most oppose companies lobbying for more to be allowed in, according to a study published on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From virtual banking to flower arranging, businesses seeking to help refugees are multiplying as the number of people forced from their homes around the world grows.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From mobile food sharing to 3D-printed splints, London has been named the best European city for developing technology to solve environmental and social problems, according to E.U.-funded research unveiled on Tuesday.