Day: January 11, 2021

Prince Charles asks companies to join ‘Earth charter’

The Prince of Wales is urging firms to back a more sustainable future and do more to protect the planet, as he marks 50 years of environmental campaigning.

Prince Charles wants companies to join what he is calling “Terra Carta” – or Earth charter.

It aims to raise £7.3bn to invest in the natural world.

Terra Carta will harness the “irreplaceable power of nature”, the prince will say in his virtual address to the One Planet Summit on Monday.

He hopes the new charter will help “reunite people and planet”.

He is due to say: “I can only encourage, in particular, those in industry and finance to provide practical leadership to this common project, as only they are able to mobilise the innovation, scale and resources that are required to transform our global economy.”

In his foreword to Terra Carta, the prince writes: “If we consider the legacy of our

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Obusan becoming projecting manager for Bloomberg’s New Voices

Claire Obusan

Claire Obusan is becoming project manager for Bloomberg’s New Voices initiative, which aims to train underrepresented people to appear on television and other media.

She previously had been with Bloomberg Quicktake, first as New York senior producer and regional lead and then as global planning editor.

She earlier was a line producer at Bloomberg Television for four years.

Obusan holds degrees from the National University of Singapore and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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How to create a business you love

For the past 15 years, The Ideas Lab founder John Williams has helped thousands of people bored with the 9-5 to identify what they love doing and launch their own successful businesses.

In this exclusive article, the bestselling author of ‘F**k Work, Let’s Play’ – a definitive guide to launching your own successful business – sets out five key things to consider about your new enterprise before leaving your employer.

2020 was one hell of a year. One thing that has come out of it that will be positive for many is that we have been forced to rethink about working life – working from home has shown that we don’t have to conduct business as usual.

And the stresses and strains we all experienced made many of us question what we want to invest our precious time and energy into. Surely there are better options than doing humdrum work

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