ADB’s private sector operations commitments reach $2.3Bn in 2017

Asian Development Bank (ADB) private sector operations over the past year reached $2.3Bn, growing the bank’s overall portfolio of private sector operations by 17% to $10.9Bn. The 27 new private sector operations committed in 2017 accounted for 13.4% of overall signed regular ordinary capital resources financing. Last year’s commitments were complemented by $5.9Bn in cofinancing, […]

Burberry stops destroying unsaleable products and using natural fur

Burberry has made a milestone double announcement today. The luxury fashion company will no longer destroy unsaleable products and also will not use real fur as a component in their products any more. Marco Gobbetti, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible. This belief is core to us at Burberry […]