All Posts by Ellie Smyk

INVESTMENT

ESG: THE FUTURE OF INVESTMENT

WHAT IS ESG? “ESG” (environmental, social, governance) refers to the three main factors that determine the sustainability and social impact of an investment. (An investment is giving money to a business in the hope of making a profit.) ESG investments seek to make a positive, long-term impact on society and

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Tap Water

What is water scarcity?

Water scarcity is when there is a lack of fresh water to meet the water demands of populations. This can lead to ‘water stress’, which is when economic, social, and environmental problems are caused by a lack of water.   What causes water scarcity?   A lack of water supply

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Electric Vehicles

The current transport situation   All of the travel disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic have given us time to think about global transport. At the moment, sub-Saharan Africa’s transport is almost entirely fuel-based. This is becoming more expensive for citizens, as fuel prices continue to rise. Furthermore, pollution from fuel-based

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