The Role of DFIs In Facilitating A Private Sector Green Recovery

In a thought-provoking discussion organized for the 3’rd Annual PSDRN Conference and facilitated by Nancy Lee, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, panellists discuss their respective organizations’ efforts and ideas for tackling common issues faced by development finance institutions (DFI) as they attempt to sustainably deploy capital to enact the green recovery.…

On Climate Adaptation post COP26, From Debate & Discussion to Execution & Implementation

Following the 2021 COP26 summit (formally known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference) in Glasgow, there are a few pressing questions around challenges and knowledge gaps that may impact implementation of the agreed-upon measures – how do we encourage private investment by better aligning efforts of public institutions with needs of the private sector?…

What don’t we know? Directions for Research on Private Enterprises and the Green Recovery

Private enterprises are poised to play a critical role in the fight against climate change. Not only does climate financing provide a means for realizing lucrative returns on private capital, but it is also in the best interest of private enterprises to adopt new technologies and reform their operating models and supply chains to mitigate…

Understanding how to scale gender impact through fintech

Scale Series Expert Q&A with Katherine Owens, Head of Labs (R&D) at M-KOPA. Read our previous Q&A with with Ruby Nimkar, Principal at Greenhouse Capital. As part of a series of expert interviews, the Wheeler Institute’s Science of Scale research team interviewed experts including practitioners, policymakers and investors to understand practicalities and perspectives on scaling digital…

Generating Better Marketing for a Better World Research Ideas

Better Marketing for a Better World (BMBW) Proseminar – Session 1 Faculty Leaders: Rajesh Chandy, London Business School and Christine Moorman, Duke University  Date: 28 September, 9-11:30AM ET / 2 – 4:30PM BST  Target Audience: Faculty and Ph.D. students interested in developing research in the BMBW area Register via Zoom Session Summary The objective of this…

BMBW Forum: Prosocial Giving

The last of four forums hosted by Better Marketing for a Better World, in conjunction with the Wheeler Institute, featured three articles from the Special Issue addressing Prosocial Giving. The authors discussed their inspiration for their research, the implications of their findings for practice, and ideas for future research Leveraging intrinsic desires for self-expression can…

BMBW Forum: Health and Well-being

The third of four forums hosted by Better Marketing for a Better World, in conjunction with the Wheeler Institute, featured four articles from the Special Issue addressing Health & Well-being. The authors discussed the inspiration for their research, the implications of their findings for practice, and ideas for future research. High-powered variable compensation schemes can…

Sweltering summer: heatwaves and climate change

The summer of 2022 will be remembered for several reasons in the UK – the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, historic inflation rates and rising cost of living, the UK government crisis, chaos at airports as the travel industry struggles to cope up with pent up demand, and so on. However, one thing that will not be…

Scale Series Expert Q&A with Ruby Nimkar

Read our next Scale Series Expert Q&A with Katherine Owens, Head of Labs (R&D) at M-KOPA. As part of an on-going series, the Wheeler Institute’s DigitalxScale research team interviewed experts including practitioners, policymakers and investors to understand practicalities and perspectives on scaling digital technologies across Africa. In this interview with Ruby Nimkar, Principal at Greenhouse Capital, WIBD…