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Six things I learned from my time at Kakuma refugee camp with iamtheCODE

I spent five days in Kakuma refugee camp on an iamtheCODE.org mission.  The organisation has…

Six truly inspirational women – for International Women’s Day

On Sunday it is International Women’s Day. I will be celebrating with the girls of Kakuma refugee…

Thinking the unthinkable. Radical solutions for climate change – we got ‘em!

Nothing like some trolling by people whose side you’re on to make you feel good. Earlier in the…

Meet iamtheCODE

I am excited that at the beginning of March I am travelling to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to…

BP’s net zero plans and KKR’s new impact fund. Stepping stones towards Global Goals?

I am taking a moment to examine the two huge Global Goals related news stories in the past 48…

Is COP26 in Glasgow our last shot at a meaningful cut in carbon emissions? Christiana Figueres interview

Leadership Matters! Within the gossip and mud throwing around the sacking of Claire O’Neill from…

Climate Change at Davos 2020 – nine key voices (videos)

At Davos 2020 I was fortunate enough to speak to a wide variety of interesting, knowledgeable and…

Davos 2020: AI, Greta, changing capitalism and women on the moon…

It’s fairly easy to write Davos off as the place where billionaires go to meet other billionaires…

Climate change, Gen-Z, Stakeholder Capitalism – the key themes for Davos 2020

So here we are hurtling towards the end of January and that can only mean one thing - it is time…

Mark Carney makes the financial case for tackling climate change

I believe that in 2020 we’ll hear a lot more about what I consider to be the most important issue…

2020 – are we on a Highway to Hell?

As AC/DC memorably sang a few decades ago - are we on a Highway to Hell? Well sometimes I……

The 2019 election – a new dawn in the UK’s battle against climate change?

Notable for its staggering lack of leadership from governments, COP25 failed to deliver. “The point…

New Global GoalsCast – can companies save the planet?

As you may know through Greta Thunberg’s boating escapades, the interjection from the Pope, and the…

Q and A with Ibrahim Kondeh – one migrant’s journey

“I didn’t become strong because I wanted to: I became strong because I had to." Map of Ibrahim’s…

How technology is tackling the slave trade

In 1807 William Wilberforce, along with many supporters, managed to put an end to the Transatlantic…

Can a simple text message change a life? For migrants it can

I am really excited to say that the second part of @globalgoalscast's episode on migration is now…

I’m a migrant too… why we need a new debate on migration

The recent discovery of the bodies of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a truck in Essex has once again…

New Global GoalsCast podcast episode – one migrant’s story

His name is Ibrahim Adnan Kondeh. He is one of thousands of young Africans who have crossed the…

Are you ready for lab grown meat?

Every once in awhile, I give in and have a steak. A lot less than I used to, but sometimes I end up…

Maybe the poor won’t always be with us – Global GoalsCast series 2 episode 3

Way before I knew about the SDGs (and before they - or their predecessors the Millennium…

Why we should care who makes vegan food…

Why should we care who makes vegan food?  Sure, vegans should - but does it matter to the rest…

New Global GoalsCast podcast lands – is the tide turning on climate change action?

Really excited to say that the new episode of Global GoalsCast - the podcast on…

Four things I learned on my trip to UNGA (also known as Global Goals Week / Climate Week)

Last week I returned to the US, mainly to attend the UN General Assembly in New York, but also to…

Season three of Global Goals Cast lands

This week I am in New York for UNGA which lands in between the #ClimateStrike and the…

In favor of #ClimateAction – a response to Jonathan Franzen

On Friday 20th September, millions of young people across the globe will participate in massive…

Is it time for a meat tax?

In the last month there have been two big stories about diet and climate change. The one was that…

Some surprising stats about the future of transport

At the end of June at the Transition Forum conference in Monaco it was my pleasure to meet up again…

The innovative food based startups that are inspiring me

From Silicon Valley companies working on the next generation of meat free burgers through to local…

What I learned at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019

I was in Cannes for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity last week. I worked with Hub Culture,…

Five things I learnt about the future for global health

I recently spent some time at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva mainly recording interviews…