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With banana leaf lamps, H&M backs firms promising social change

13 Aug 2019

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.

With banana leaf lamps, H&M backs firms promising social change

13 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 13 (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.

Want to add trillions to the global economy? Back female founders

30 Jul 2019

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.

Britons care more about climate change than Brexit, survey shows

26 Jul 2019

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.

Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'

15 Jul 2019

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.

REFILE-FEATURE -Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'

15 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 15 (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.

Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help

12 Jul 2019

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.

REFILE-ANALYSIS-Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help

12 Jul 2019

LONDON/NEW DELHI July 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organisations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.

Britain's National Trust charity to sell fossil fuel assets

04 Jul 2019

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.

Britain's National Trust charity to sell fossil fuel assets

04 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 4 (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.

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