After some cases showed the reluctance of some firms to take responsibility for human rights abuses and environmental degradation, various voluntary initiatives have emerged in an attempt to reshape business practices. Among these initiatives is Friends of Earth Sweden. Staff Writer Adriana Abril has spoken to one of its members.
Is capitalism ready to adapt to a sustainable future? Staff Writer Natalia Olsson Orio explores the challenges that the linear model of capitalism faces when it comes to incorporating the value of ecosystem services and the costs of environmental damage.
The world is trying to combat Climate Change and other environmental problems with sustainable innovation, but is it enough, or do we need to change our mentality first? Staff writer Tilde Bergström presents an ancestral alternative philosophy to the hegemonic Western worldview: Buen Vivir.
For our last online article before the summer, staff writer Kathina Mehring dissects how the wellness industry puts a price on health and intrinsically links it to consumerism and capitalism.
Originally published in our print magazine Beyond the Storm, this article by staff writer Laurin Zils discusses the radical digital shifts ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic, and why crises are sometimes necessary to break technological lock-ins.
Staff writer Laurin Zils explores the world of foreign direct investment and discusses possible reasons that governments choose to welcome it, and reasons they shut it out.
The global economic system is constructed in a manner which excludes the majority of people keeping it afloat. In this piece, staff writer Linnea Björk discusses this in relation to the chocolate business, not least in West Africa.
In the last piece for this time in our collaboration with Enlight, analyst Hakob Hakobyan analyzes two classical economical schools of thought – Adam Smith’s and David Ricardo’s.
With e-commerce becoming inseparable from the global economy, Enlight analyst Narine Petrosyan gives us insight in the dynamics and processes of this common phenomenon.