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Taking good care of your leadership health

Everyone has leadership potential. That is the thinking behind Ji Hyun’s Leadership Health project

Everyone has leadership potential. That is the thinking behind Ji Hyun’s Leadership Health project

Explore our world | 24 Aug 2021

The anatomy of an investigation: How we fight financial crime

How do we investigate allegations of bribery, corruption or money laundering? The i3 team explain how we handle our caseload.

How do we investigate allegations of bribery, corruption or money laundering? The i3 team explain how we handle our caseload.

Explore our world | 2 Jul 2021

Flexible working doesn’t mean the end of collaboration

To simulate the sense of connection built in offices, we asked colleagues to come up with innovative ideas to improve…

To simulate the sense of connection built in offices, we asked colleagues to come up with innovative ideas to improve…

Explore our world | 21 Jun 2021

Net-zero by 2050: Half of companies not transitioning fast enough

Urgent action is needed for the world to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 but evidence suggests we are still…

Urgent action is needed for the world to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 but evidence suggests we are still…

Explore our world | 12 May 2021

Refining the employment ‘product’

Tanuj, our Group Head of Human Resources, on how technology can help improve employee experiences – making them more inclusive,…

Tanuj, our Group Head of Human Resources, on how technology can help improve employee experiences – making them more inclusive,…

Explore our world | 1 Apr 2021

Keeping children safe: Our work with ICMEC on cryptocurrency

We’re working with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children to understand the role cryptocurrency may play in financing…

We’re working with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children to understand the role cryptocurrency may play in financing…

Explore our world | 31 Mar 2021

Meet the 14-year-old girl tackling the male-dominated world of tech

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Explore our world | 17 Mar 2021

How our COVID-19 Fund is supporting communities across the world

From helping children learn remotely to providing food packages, our donations to UNICEF and the Red Cross are helping support…

From helping children learn remotely to providing food packages, our donations to UNICEF and the Red Cross are helping support…

Explore our world | 3 Mar 2021

Leaving the legacy of sight through Seeing is Believing

We reflect on Seeing is Believing’s achievements in tackling and preventing avoidable blindness and visual impairment worldwide.

We reflect on Seeing is Believing’s achievements in tackling and preventing avoidable blindness and visual impairment worldwide.

Explore our world | 27 Jan 2021

Could fraudsters exploit the COVID-19 vaccine?

Countries around the world have begun vaccinating people against COVID-19 but will demand for the jab open the door to…

Countries around the world have begun vaccinating people against COVID-19 but will demand for the jab open the door to…

Explore our world | 20 Jan 2021

Why climate risk matters

Climate change is a growing financial risk around the world. We’re working with Imperial College London to understand the science…

Climate change is a growing financial risk around the world. We’re working with Imperial College London to understand the science…

Explore our world | 9 Dec 2020

Are you in danger of becoming a money mule?

COVID-19 has seen a rise in scammers recruiting vulnerable people as money mules but what are the warning signs? And…

COVID-19 has seen a rise in scammers recruiting vulnerable people as money mules but what are the warning signs? And…

Explore our world | 27 Nov 2020

Are terrorist groups profiting from the pandemic?

Is COVID-19 giving terrorists an opportunity to defraud the public and what role can banks play in preventing it?

Is COVID-19 giving terrorists an opportunity to defraud the public and what role can banks play in preventing it?

Explore our world | 29 Oct 2020

Impact is more important than league tables

Driving sustainable finance to where it matters most is key to delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Driving sustainable finance to where it matters most is key to delivering the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Future workplace, now

The construct of ‘work’, ‘worker’ and ‘workplace’ is changing. While we re-imagine and design for the future, let’s make it…

The construct of ‘work’, ‘worker’ and ‘workplace’ is changing. While we re-imagine and design for the future, let’s make it…

Explore our world | 15 Sep 2020

Sourcing soy sustainably: our new approach for clients

We'll support clients who are committed to sustainable sourcing from Brazil's Cerrado region

We'll support clients who are committed to sustainable sourcing from Brazil's Cerrado region

Explore our world | 26 Aug 2020

Private equity may hold the key to the delivery of the SDGs

With funding desperately needed to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals could private equity be the answer?

With funding desperately needed to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals could private equity be the answer?

Explore our world | 27 Jul 2020

How we’re helping families in Hong Kong survive the COVID-19 crisis

Many tenants in Hong Kong live in tiny, subdivided flats and are struggling to cope. We’ve launched a fund to…

Many tenants in Hong Kong live in tiny, subdivided flats and are struggling to cope. We’ve launched a fund to…

Explore our world | 26 Jun 2020

Where our COVID-19 relief donations are going

From Nepal and India to the UK and the US, donations from our COVID-19 Global Charitable Fund have started to…

From Nepal and India to the UK and the US, donations from our COVID-19 Global Charitable Fund have started to…

Explore our world | 22 Jun 2020

The 21-year-old helping the visually impaired avoid a medicine mix up

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

Explore our world | 18 Jun 2020