MENA companies need to move from traditional CSR reporting to sustainability reporting. This way, they can ensure that their disclosures encompass all aspects of ESG.
By Judit Kuschnitzki The incorporation of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) principles in public-private partnerships (PPPs) promises to unlock important green funding sources, while also contributing to countries’ sustainable development. The COVID-19 crisis has boosted governments’ interest in infrastructure projects, which can offer both short-term economic benefits, such as job creation, as well as longer-term…
Green-led economic activities, alongside accelerated technology adoption and greater private sector participation could promise a more sustainable recovery in MENA states. Adoption of ESG standards is a crucial step towards long-term sustainable development.
We highlight the role that governmental and stock market regulations will play in promoting impact investment in the MENA region.
For a successful energy transition toward green hydrogen, investment and planning activities must adopt a more collaborative and integrated cross-sector approach.
To be successful, business incubator initiatives must strike the right balance between private and public sector rationales.
Covid-19 has created new momentum for climate change initiatives by governments and oil majors.
The impact of Covid-19 on peacemaking in the MENA region depends on the ‘ripeness’ of conflict.