After the 2008 financial meltdown, which led to widespread bank collapses, hefty bailouts, and deep economic slumps, countries around the globe scrambled to ensure such a disaster would not strike again. The United Kingdom (UK) responded by introducing the Shareholder Stewardship Code in 2010, aimed at rectifying the passive stance of institutional investors — who then constituted a substantial 70% of the London Stock Exchange.

Amid the global struggle to preserve biodiversity, a glimmer of hope emerges from the shores of Singapore's East Coast Beach. Recently, the National Parks Board celebrated a milestone as critically endangered hawksbill turtle eggs hatched, signifying a small yet significant victory in the battle against biodiversity loss. This is but one small example of how a nation can safeguard its delicate ecosystems.