Caroline Criado-Perez: Ordeal and Success by Social Media

The rise of social media has transformed the way in which the world communicates. However, this can be a double-edged

Troy Wiseman: Bamboo – A Sustainable Source of Fibre

Over the last ten years, REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and REDD+ developments have proved that the

Godiva Chocolatier: What’s in a Name?

While love-struck Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet proclaimed that a name is just a name, nothing so straight forward

Nouriel Roubini: Emerging Markets after the Fed Hikes Rates

The prospect that the US Federal Reserve will start exiting zero policy rates later this year has fuelled growing fear

TD: Making the Environment Part of the Bank’s DNA

When Mike Pedersen joined TD Bank Group in 2007 as Group Head, Corporate Operations, he was tasked with putting an

Ellen Ochoa: How Dreams Come True

Going into space is the stuff of dreams, fiction, or fantasy. Plans for space tourism may materialise in the future,

The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) of UNCDF: Climate Change Impacts on Natural and Human Systems

“For women, the road was crucial. It was hard to deliver babies because of access: we had to go to

Playing to Win or Playing to Survive? Urbanisation and the Knowledge Economy

It is no surprise that cities around the world have been expanding over the last few decades. The pace of

PwC: Africa’s Hospitality Sector Poised for Growth

Africa’s hospitality industry is set to meet the rising demand from international tourists, local business travellers, and the continent’s own

Statement on World Bank’s $2.1 Billion Support to Nigeria

On Tuesday, July 21, 2015 the World Bank Group President Jim Kim held a meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

WGB Launches New Country Partnership Framework to Support Azerbaijan’s Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Growth

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today discussed and endorsed the 2015-2020 Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Azerbaijan.

Dianne Feinstein: Keeping the Eavesdroppers in Check

Even a US senator can face an uphill battle. Such it is with Dianne Feinstein, vice-chair of the Senate Intelligence