This study was undertaken to support and empower Southern African leaders, activists, civil society organizations (CSOs) and policymakers, in the lead up to COP 27 and beyond, in the debate on the losses and damages caused by climate impacts. The study used an ‘action research’ approach by supporting the collective and inclusive documentation and sense-making […]
Our strategic focus, Valuing Women’s Work (VWW), aims to redefine what ‘work’ means so that all the work women do – paid and unpaid – can truly be valued. This first briefing from the forthcoming series, Briefings for Business on Valuing Women’s Work, is an overview and introduces some of the issues we will be […]
The world faces twin crises of climate breakdown and runaway inequality. The richest people, corporations and countries are destroying the world with their huge carbon emissions. Meanwhile, people living in poverty, those experiencing marginalization, and countries in the Global South are those impacted the hardest. Women and girls, Indigenous Peoples, people living in poverty and […]
Glencore’s business model continues to have severe consequences for local communities and the environment. Several scandals have provided evidence of Glencore’s involvement in human rights violations, corruption, tax avoidance and environmental destruction. Glencore’s mines have had devastating impacts on their surrounding environments, with grave consequences for the communities living beside them. This report elaborates on […]
The purpose of this document is to introduce the minimum information required for becoming market aware, understanding risks (opportunity and threats), and designing and implementing market-sensitive programmes (including but not limited to cash and voucher programming).
This briefing paper examines growing inequality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, focusing on Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the cost of living crisis. It examines the lack of adequate and just taxation systems across the region, particularly wealth taxes. This limits governments’ fiscal […]