Can the Pakistan Environment Trust get the country to take climate change seriously?

A collection of wealthy Pakistani businessmen is trying to persuade their home country to focus on the environment – with the help of some few million dollars, and one bright 26-year old, but without much participation from local climate activists

Systems Ltd’s play on Pakistan’s payments evolution gains momentum

Systems Ltd (SYS), a data entry services company has received in-principle approval form the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to grow its...

After GIDC reduction, fertiliser companies pass on costs cuts to farmers

The two largest fertiliser companies in Pakistan, Fauji Fertilizer, and Engro Fertilizer, have both reduced their prices for urea fertiliser by Rs300...

Climate change’s latest bane? A biblical plague threatening Pakistan’s food security

Millions of locusts are ravaging through all four provinces in the country, leaving in their wake havoc and destruction. The government has offered a state of emergency, and three planes to fight them. Can they win?

The world is digital. Are you at risk?

“As the world moves on towards becoming completely digital, cyberthreats loom large. How vulnerable are you, the country, and your business?”

Pakistan’s successful engagement at the World Economic Forum, Ali Jehangir Siddiqui explains

The Entrepreneur turned Ambassador shares the key to a successful visit to the World Economic Forum, outcomes to look forward to and personal insights on the privilege of serving Pakistan

Rising interest rates fuel stock price rises for Pakistani banks

As interest rates have risen over the past two years on the back of rising inflation, Pakistani banks have seen a significant...

JPMorgan recommends Pakistani government bonds to its global clients

To read JPMorgan’s latest emerging markets research on Pakistan is to read a basic laundry list of ‘things foreign investors like’. Stable...

FranklinCovey wants to change the culture of Corporate Pakistan. Will it?

At a quaint brunch on MM Alam Road in Lahore, a small cross section of corporate Pakistan is gathered to meet a...

Going to America? Meet the bank you can carry in your phone

Back when she moved from Toronto to New York City to attend the prestigious Columbia Business School, Naveen Qureshi found herself stranded...

Atif Mian’s advice for the State Bank: explained

Pakistani-American economist and Princeton University Professor Atif Mian took to Twitter on Monday, January 20, in effect, critiquing the way central banking...

Pakistan-China FTA: second time’s the charm?

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that Pakistan’s first free trade agreement (FTA) with China was a bit of a dud. Signed...

Why your LUMS and IBA degrees will not land you a job

Consider the following thought experiment: what would it take for a company to replace Google as the default search engine to the...

Plastic is killing us. But don’t let that stop the plastic industry

It is truly mind boggling when you think about just how much of our world is made out of plastic. Take a...

The Davos cheat sheet for Pakistanis

Every year, almost 3000 people descend upon the sleepy town of Davos in Switzerland to attend one of the most exclusive events...