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Sustainability: 7 articles to inspire business leaders
Sustainability is a core area of research at Imperial College Business School. Here, we take a look at some of our most popular sustainability-themed articles
2022 in business: 10 of the top IB Knowledge articles of the year
We take a look at some of this year's most popular IB Knowledge articles
Banks are already considering climate change in their lending decisions
New research shows larger banks are lending less to small farms affected by abnormally high temperatures, with potentially huge repercussions for a large portion of the world’s population
Why is the gap between the rich and the poor getting wider? Europe versus the US
European and American households have seen their wealth grow by roughly similar degrees over the last 50 years, but in the US the gap between the rich and the poor has become much more pronounced.
How central bank's interest rate rises affect the richest and poorest families
Received wisdom has it that low rates boost economic growth, spreading wealth in a ripple effect across society. Dr Jose-Luis Peydro and his fellow researchers have now been able to reveal the truth with some exceptionally reliable information
Phasing out coal would save the world $78 trillion
Imperial College Business School researchers find the move would save 1.2 per cent of current world GDP every year until the end of the century
Ukraine: what armed conflict means for climate change
A Western break from Russian oil and gas could also mean a break from fossil fuels altogether – but there are challenges
Restarting the future: why the intangible economy isn’t working and how we can fix it
The failure of financial institutions to keep up with the rise of the intangible economy has led to economic disappointment across the developed world. So, why has this happened, and what do we do now?
6 ways to reduce the environmental impact of your business
There may be some business leaders who still refute climate change and the fact that it will at some point impact their business. For those who want to be a part of the solution, there are some obvious ways to address this.
Nature-based solutions to climate change: understanding the importance of quality
We can use nature to protect agriculture from the negative effects of climate, but such solutions come with significant challenges