In the momentum around the evolution of sustainable finance and its alphabet soup of acronyms, Hans Rosling’s (R.I.P.) book Factfulness* (the stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts) presents a quandary: our...

The fall kicked off with a series of events that reminded us how far the sustainable finance movement has come in the last few years. From London to Prague, Frankfurt to Luxembourg, TIIME joined forces with investment funds, CFAs and other financial leaders paving the...

October 16, 2019

Have you ever struggled with the definition of sustainability? Or maybe you have a definition of sustainability that seems to be from a different perspective?

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A couple of months ago I had a conversation with some fellow sus...

October 15, 2019

It’s hard to believe, but there is neither a universal definition nor a common history of the origins of sustainability. How did the idea emerge? What is the core meaning beyond the definitions?

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These 3 academic papers throw a light o...

October 14, 2019

Have you ever searched for “what is sustainability?” or “definition of sustainability” on search engines? There are more than 250.000 results… so here is an attempt to boil it down!

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The attempts to describe sustain...

À partir de quel moment peut-on considérer qu’une organisation a un impact positif ?

Cécile Sevrain, associée chez TIIME : Dès lors que ses actions induisent un changement positif sur ses bénéficiaires, ses clients, la société et/ou l’environnement tout en essayant de r...

There is just so many times one can google, 'CSR', 'CR', 'CSV', ‘SRI’, ‘ESG’ or ‘impact investing' and get a new definition, taxonomy or methodology before you wonder if someone is intentionally trying to confuse us. As the ironic expression goes: one should eschew obf...

April 18, 2019

During the Black Lives matter movement, there was a counter wave of reactions including a party of ‘White Lives Matter’ activist. As if recognising the rights of anyone, particularly a group that is statistically disproportionately impacted, somehow reduces the rights...

On March 8, 2019, to celebrate Women's International Rights, TIIME moderated a special evening with Caritas Luxembourg and Fairtrade Lëtzebuerg around the theme of garment workers and a movement called 'Rethink Your Clothes'. The event was built around the powerful wor...

January 23, 2019

HAPPY MID-JANUARY!!

In the medley of end of year emails tiding over into the new year, here come some of our reflections on the year that has passed and aspirations for 2019 in the domain of Sustainable/Responsible Business/Finance (you can mix/match words, all combos w...

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