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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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The New Global Context – Uncertainty Unveiled

The emergence of a global market place may already be grinding to a halt. Before long, economic integration, a process only just begun, could be derailed or superseded by fast-paced political, social, and technological developments over which states and their

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US Welcomed at Davos as the New Emerging Market

The annual meeting of top businessmen, leading public officials, and a host of other VIPs in Davos usually sees emerging markets claim centre stage and draw attention to the marvels of their booming economies. Save for China, at this year’s

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World Economic Forum: Who’s Packing for Davos

The ultimate networking event is set to kick off in a week with a record-setting 2,633 participants. The World Economic Forum (WEF) today released its list of invitees the organisation hopes to welcome in Davos, the posh Swiss ski resort

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