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In this report, we have the full listing of this year’s leading FT 401 advisers, state by state. Plus: ‘Set and forget’ investors stick with target-date funds; hopes of greater diversity as DoL allows private equity in 401(k) plans; it pays to be part of a bigger adviser business — especially during a pandemic
Nigeria harnesses scale to boost smallholder productivity; the battle to commercialise South Africa’s Eastern Cape; camel milk’s superfood credentials; how tackling soil depletion can raise yields; Egyptian orange farmers capitalise on export boom; what Nigeria can learn from Brazilian techniques
A vast wave of spending is under way to transform the delivery of the world’s power supply and tackle climate change. This week: FT energy editor David Sheppard quizzes Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency on progress towards a ‘net zero’ future. Further articles will appear weekly on Tuesdays in a six-part series that concludes on November 3.
As the world grapples with coronavirus, this report looks at how scientists and policymakers are rising to the challenge — from new drugs and diagnostics, to efforts to secure poor countries’ access to treatments. Plus: the WHO chief’s view of the crisis.
FT Wealth’s annual special edition on family offices
From the collapse of Wirecard to the difficulties small suppliers face getting paid, new payments methods are having an impact on business. How are companies adapting to technological advances, changing consumer behaviour and tighter regulation?
Social impact bonds, a new ESG framework, start-ups and greenwashing, plus BLM vs Wall St
How the Covid-19 crisis is testing supply chains and re-engineering the distribution of goods. Also: parcel groups seek to deliver greener ‘last mile’ fulfilment; telematics rivals extend ‘co-opetition’ to keep wheels of industry turning; supply shocks prompt carmakers to review fragile business models
Our correspondents on how one of Latin America’s oldest democracies is facing down its bloody past and meeting the challenges of the pandemic, upgrading its infrastructure and modernising its economy
Employers help parents working from home; Faye Ward, the entrepreneur behind British hit movie Rocks; Jane Fraser’s boost for women on Wall St; a female blueprint for cities; and tips for remote workers colleagues to stay connected
This forthcoming ranking, due for publication in spring 2021, will showcase the European businesses that have made most progress in curbing their greenhouse gas emissions
Chinese watch brands are winning fans at home; luxury brands rediscover their sparkle in Shanghai; Japan’s female designers win over the world; Cindy Chao’s sculptural wonders woo investors
From financial services to entertainment, tech-based companies have made huge gains in market share
Every day, decisions we make about food could be influenced by behavioural nudges
Younger members of wealthy families are exerting pressure on their elders to review their investments
On social media, the wealthy may be the only group you won’t be flamed for hating. But why is this? And is it acceptable?
‘People are afraid, they’re tired — if we can truly give them some uplifting escapism, they will go back’
Some rich celebrities and entrepreneurs have found it just as hard to get along with their spouses in lockdown as anyone else
Apply for a place in the inaugural ranking with data provider Statista by December 15
Wealthy clients face plethora of offerings from old firms and new rivals alike
Donors focus on cash-strapped institutions and struggling artists and performers
Emergence of local high-end luxury brands gives hopes of changing perceptions about quality
The hybrid mechanical-quartz system provides a smooth, sweeping hand action that, the maker says, ‘represents the true motion of time’
Designer embeds tribal traditions in a contemporary look
Their unusual artistic works prove more popular overseas than at home
Exhibitors take their business straight to the biggest driver of the watch market: China
Watches chief expects auctions will become marquee events for just exceptional lots, with the rest sold online or privately
The luxury brand owner cured his greed for all kind of watches and instead focused on ones that carried real meaning
High jewellery clients see investment potential in designer’s sculptural pieces
But tech start-ups profit from a tight-knit commercial culture despite concerns about local crime and social divisions
The region’s wealthy reflect on succession, creating liquidity to fund new opportunities and private jets
In this edition: Lawyers are going digital — plus the FT Top 30 law firms for 2020; leaders urged to do more on ethnic diversity; in-house teams act fast to help tackle Covid-19 challenges; and UK law firms bolster advisory units
The fight against climate change is a matter not just of cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but also of nurturing ecosystems that can draw carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
The costs and benefits of ecosystems are missing from today's economic thinking
The city-state has long thrived as a vital hub in the heart of south-east Asia, but recent events have shaken up global trade. How is Singapore using digitisation to meet the challenges it faces today and in the future?
West’s easy money policy boosts China’s bond market; tricky times follow US corporate borrowing binge: vast Chinese debt market requires big reforms; going green on bonds is best way to change behaviours
A new series on the legal sector’s response to digitalisation starts by looking at how the pandemic is driving change; plus what the legal profession is reading on FT.com