Companies play an integral role in reducing deforestation globally, but does their approach towards forest loss lead to impact? In our latest article in our Climate for Change series MPP student Sanggeet Mithra looks at… [Read more]
Deforestation Is The Highest in Over 15 Years – Industry Actors Must Commit To Its Mitigation
Professional Year student Luke Sherman discusses the increasing importance of deforestation mitigation and actor responsibilities as a vital area, necessary to stop the climate from reaching its next tipping points. It is difficult to determine an… [Read more]
Management Capacities, and not Money, is What Matters in Providing High-Quality Infrastructure
According to The Governance Report 2016’s findings, increased infrastructure spending does not necessarily translate into improved infrastructure outcomes. The Governance Report is an annual series published by Oxford University Press and deals with recent public policy… [Read more]
Behavioural Insights – the Road to ‘Better’ Policies?
Michael Hallsworth recently visited the Hertie School to talk about the work of the Behavioural Insights Team in London – one of the few organizations worldwide that apply behavioural science research to policy-making. One of… [Read more]
Reconciling Culture and Governance in Sierra Leone
“If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” The words of this African proverb ring true of Hertie School Alumnus Joseph Ayamga’s work in… [Read more]
Subsidiarity in Global Governance
Global governance is expanding fast and in different directions, often without a clear or principled framework to guide institutional creation and change. Bilateral and multilateral treaties as well as international organizations have been growing in number and scope,… [Read more]
Open Government: A New Way of Governing?
In the past few years the idea of opening traditional practices of government to its citizens has played an increasingly dominant role in politics and election campaigns. The hope is to allow citizens to play… [Read more]