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‘Environmentally sustainable’ bonds

Pakistan faces a significant challenge to finance its large trade deficits and external debt repayments. This is reflected in the sharp drawdown of the SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) foreign…

Environmental movement

Stockholm+50 is taking place 50 years after the original Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, which many consider the starting point of the modern environmental movement. The original conference wasn’t…

Bailing out the environment

Pakistan’s economic team is negotiating with the IMF for a bailout package. One of the conditions is to remove all fossil fuel subsidies which cost Pakistan almost $12 million per…

Environmental justice

The large-scale destruction caused by the recent floods should be a sign for Pakistan to urgently implement environmental rights. This will require a broad approach as environmental laws are usually…

Environmental justice

The large-scale destruction caused by the recent floods should be a sign for Pakistan to urgently implement environmental rights. This will require a broad approach as environmental laws are usually…

Criticality of business enabling environment

‘Business by the businessmen alone. There is little room for bureaucracy and politics in it’. This is the basic structure of economic governance on which all the successful global economies…

Iron man Elon Musk places his Tesla battery bets

As Tesla’s profits and prices grabbed headlines last week, a potentially pivotal development for the global car industry flew largely under the radar. The US electric pioneer disclosed that nearly…