Recent posts from our bloggers

The importance of the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights

Feature image for:  The importance of the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human RightsThe key role of business is to generate investment, employment and economic growth. But we also need to think about how business operates and the importance and impact that they may have on reducing poverty through the creation of jobs. This, in turn, can be achieved by providing access to knowledge and technology, and by contributing to the … Read more »The importance of the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights

Blogger: Daniel Pruce

Celebrating International Day of Forests

Feature image for:  Celebrating International Day of ForestsIt was a pleasure on Saturday morning to join the Minister of Industry and Primary Resources at an event to celebrate the International Day of Forests. Appropriately enough, the event was held in the beautiful setting of Bukit Shahbandar Forest Recreation Park. After a ceremonial tree planting, the Minister launched a new free visitor guide book … Read more »Celebrating International Day of Forests

Blogger: David Campbell

“Corruption stinks!”

Feature image for:  “Corruption stinks!”Pope Francis is a powerful campaigner against corruption; the exploitation by the powerful of the vulnerable, the poor and the weak. He returned to this theme again on his recent visit to Naples, a city blighted by the corrupting influence of organised crime. “Corruption stinks”, he said, “corrupt society stinks and a Christian who lets … Read more »“Corruption stinks!”

Blogger: Nigel Baker

Staying Healthy

Feature image for:  Staying HealthyBy the end of week 3 of any March Council session everyone tends to look pretty frazzled. The combination of lack of time for proper meals, general neglect in the finer aspects of personal grooming and the knowledge that the session still has some time to go tend to take their toll. But this year there seems to have been more than the usual number … Read more »Staying Healthy

Blogger: Bob Last