Op-eds

We craft hard-hitting and insightful articles for global and industry leaders, many of which have been successfully placed in Tier 1 outlets including the New York Times, the FT, the WSJ and Newsweek.


For President Macron: The climate is already collapsing but African nations have a plan

 

Ghostwriting for France’s president – which he personally approved – as well as for Mark Rutte,  the Netherlands PM, and Macky Sall, president of Senegal, on why global leaders need to step up.

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For Kenya’s President Ruto: If you want our countries to address climate change, first pause our debts

 

For leaders in Africa, we explained why the continent urgently needs a pause in debt repayments to confront the climate threat, as well as new global mechanisms to cope with the havoc it is wreaking.

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For former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: How Miami is leading on adaptation

 

Climate adaptation and how Miami is a shining example of building resilience to the effects of a warming world was the topic of this article created for Ban Ki-moon and the Miami mayor.

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For the CEO of British Airways owner IAG on the cost and waste of the Heathrow expansion

 

We wrote for Willie Walsh on why London’s Heathrow needs to transition from being one of the most expensive in the world for airport charges to one of the cheapest if it is to stay competitive.

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For the head of the International Monetary Fund: We have one final chance to respond to climate change

 

We crafted a hard-hitting op-ed for Kristalina Georgieva, head of the IMF, off the back of a landmark scientific report explaining why we must seize our last chance to avert catastrophic climate change.

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For the Bangladeshi PM on tackling interrelated health and climate risks

 

How Bangladesh battled twin health and climate perils and detailing the lessons that other countries can take from its successes was the topic of this op-ed we drafted for prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

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For Ban Ki-moon: Why G7 countries finally need to make good on their $100 billion climate promise

 

 

We drafted this comment piece for Ban Ki-moon, now chair of the Global Center on Adaptation, on why G7 leaders must move beyond pledges and actually deliver on a critical climate funding goal.

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For the head of the UNGC on the pandemic burden of women and reducing inequality

 

For Sanda Ojiambo, we laid out why building back better after Covid-19 must be achieved in ways that are more gender inclusive, because we all benefit from a more equal world.

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For the former Maldives president on why failing the islands means failing us all

 

For Mohamed Nasheed, we examined why the impacts of climate change already occurring in vulnerable nations such as the Maldives should be a warning signal across the globe.

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For the chair of the African Union on why Africa is tired of waiting for help

 

For Félix Tshisekede, we explored how African countries have designed an African-led and African-owned plan to respond to the Covid-19 and climate emergencies that needs international support.

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For the MD of football media business COPA90: Why we mustn’t squander opportunity

We wrote for Kate McGregor on the importance of building on momentum in the women’s game to create an ambitious vision that ensures players and infrastructure are nurtured at all levels.

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For David Kamenetzky on the resilience of family-owned businesses

 

For FT Wealth, we crafted this piece for the author and investor on why family-owned businesses are often less risky than perceived, as well as reasons for success from leaders over generations.

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For the UN Special Envoy for Water Affairs on water scarcity and hygiene

 

For Henk Ovink, we explored how the problem of water scarcity, shockingly, is not confined to poor countries and the importance of investing in clean water infrastructure to save lives.

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