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Since the first digital currencies were devised after the financial crisis, $2.3tn has been invested in them. But how do they, and other assets transacted on blockchain technology, actually work? And what risks do they pose? Read our explainers
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As fund managers race to meet surging demand for sustainable investment, regulators are getting tough on greenwashing. Plus: activist shareholders make their mark; sin stocks; ESG with Chinese characteristics; climate-friendly pensions; is crypto a no-no?
The coronavirus pandemic has overturned assumptions about the way the world’s health systems work. This report will look at the challenges they face, and the solutions they are finding. Next week: Japan’s joined-up care for the elderly
Law firms take the long view. Plus: the FT Top 30 law firms for 2021; young lawyers feel most at risk of burnout; fintech pioneers navigate grey areas; four kinds of legal leadership; business is booming in sustainability; and law firm diversity
Looking at how the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the learning crisis around the world and exploring innovative ideas and experiments to improve the quality of education for children in low and middle-income countries
The pandemic has battered sectors such as tourism, but the kingdom is showing signs of recovery — helped in part by government-back programmes to encourage business lending, as well as the expansion of the country’s car manufacturing and renewables industries. Meanwhile, critics are concerned about a weakness of opposition within the new parliament
Emerging market bonds fall victim to fickle sentiment; squeeze on ‘greenium’ as ESG bond investors demand more value; companies need to plan, not panic, over the threat of an end to cheap debt
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The case for genderless watches. Plus: jade’s complex beauty brings in more fans; what’s next for Afghanistan’s jewellers; the designer who refuses the title of watchmaker; Olympic tie-in gives timepieces winning allure; Korean jewellers fight for international recognition
The pandemic highlighted weaknesses in global health systems but has spurred a powerful response. Plus: how climate change risks backsliding on gains against malaria; long Covid perplexes researchers; new HIV treatments in the pipeline; why the fight against antimicrobial resistance is making slow progress
The hybrid future of work
The inaugural listing identifies the European companies that have reduced their greenhouse gas emissions intensity the most. Plus: high-tech carbon offsets; measuring Scope 3; fashion’s data failure; financed emissions; rise of the green consumer
The fund manager says embracing risk and losses in good times is the way to prosper in a crisis
Examples of misdemeanours are everywhere
Institutions set up to manage the financial assets of rich families have quietly become key investors in financial markets
With low taxes and a stable rule of law, the rich are choosing the city state as their base
Young sports stars and celebrities face big challenges managing life-changing pots of money
Collectors have consistently favoured Malaysian brand Ming’s designs
Homegrown designers flourish abroad but only if they promote themselves
Consumers signal a preference for quality and transparency over the place of production
Although hard to quantify its value, jadeite, the jeweller’s favourite form, is weaving its magic
Omega’s 90-year link to the Games brings success in secondary markets and has ‘emotional’ value
In the typically conservative watch industry, the shift to a unisex approach is already implicit
Charities and NGOs issue global plea of support for female artisans who are still unclear as to their future
The presence of Cindy Chao jewellery at a charity auction at Frieze Art Fair highlights the trend for cross-collecting
A mixed-heritage Ghanaian, a Hong Konger and a Jordanian find success in different cultures
The Swiss laboratory attempts to build consumer confidence via numerical ratings based on the 100-point wine-scoring scale
The British designer’s flair for ornamentation has taken her to the Paris and New York catwalks
New president admits that 140-year-old brand is bland and change is needed
Company targets consumers in the UK and China with light-coloured stone available in large sizes
Business schools are being urged to integrate ESG topics in core courses, as well as foster diversity among their faculty and students. Are they succeeding? The FT’s special report into Responsible Business Education is a multi-part series.
‘Do good’ intentions boost ESG funds. Plus: when to hold and when to fold thematic funds; watchdogs split on crypto and inverse risk; demand for advisory services rises; China cross-listings signal demand
Economic reforms are starting to take effect, but human rights abuses and social problems are a block to full investor trust
In this issue: US philanthropists join the fight for racial justice; investors pile into the industry underpinning cryptocurrencies; private jets gain popularity but come with a fog of costs; homebuyers reappraise their requirements
London’s jewellery quarter was knocked by the pandemic but new premises and different ways of working help its revival
Emerging talents are producing innovative, dynamically coloured high jewellery pieces