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The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now

New World Bank report finds that with the right policies and investments, countries can integrate high levels of variable renewable energy such as solar and wind into their power grids without compromising the reliability or affordability of electricity Together with

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Recovering the Magdalena River Waterway: Challenge Accepted

Historically, Colombia has suffered from a deficient and incomplete transportation network that isolated the country from overseas markets and made even domestic communication between provinces and regions a challenge. Numerous geographical, economic, and political factors that have profoundly impacted Colombia’s

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Cityscape Abu Dhabi Expects Double Digit Growth in Exhibition Space as Real Estate Market Stabilises

This year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi is gearing up to host more than 130 exhibitors over 18,000m2 of exhibition space, with an expected double digit increase reflecting the steady growth of the UAE real estate market. According to the Q4 2014

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Sustainable Stock Exchanges – A Conversation with Nasdaq Vice-Chairperson: Sandy Frucher

What is the sustainable stock exchange movement? When we talk about the sustainable stock exchanges project specifically, we’re talking about a UN-based project that has been in the works for several years now. This initiative aims to explore how exchanges

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MIGA (World Bank): FDI – Treading Carefully into Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

More than 1.5 billion people – about one in five of the global population – live in what the World Bank Group terms “fragile and conflict-affected situations” (FCS). For many investors, these countries are “no-go” zones due to their weak

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Cityscape Jeddah 2015

Cityscape Jeddah 2015, the Jeddah Urban Development and Real Estate Investment Event, will give you the best view into the region’s largest real estate market, as well as providing you with an unrivalled opportunity to network with the largest gathering

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Corporate Knights Capital: Sustainability Reporting – Empowering Responsible Investing for Long-Term Prosperity

Last September, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced its pledge to divest its fossil fuel holdings as part of a larger divestment movement that aims to derive the industry of up to $50bn. Later that month, the Montreal Carbon Pledge was

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AIM 2015 Focuses in FDI Based on Innovation and Technology Transfer to Achieve Sustainable Development

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects are key means to continue the development of local skills and provide sustainable job opportunities. That is the premise of the 5th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM). The meeting, organised by United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry

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World Economic Forum: All Eyes on European Central Bank

Davos – Clearly enjoying her role as the real moneybags of the World Economic Forum (WEF), German Chancellor Angela Merkel – small in stature but as ever a commanding presence – lashed out at Russia yesterday for its “flagrant violation”

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World Economic Forum Opens in Davos: Sharing and Caring

Davos – Over 2,600 of the world’s most notable people have ascended to Europe’s highest mountain town for a series of meetings that aim to address “key issues of global importance.” Nestled at 1,560m above sea level in a picture-perfect

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