Jim O’Neill: The Return of Fiscal Policy

As we enter the last quarter of 2019 (and of the decade), cyclical indicators point to a slowing world economy amid wide-ranging structural challenges. There are plenty of issues to keep one up at night, be it climate change, antimicrobial

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EBRD: Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure Helps Advance the UN’s SDG Agenda

At the beginning of this year, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) created the Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG). The bank merged its energy and infrastructure businesses to capitalise on synergies between these sectors. It delivers investments that ensure

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Nouriel Roubini: Four Collision Courses for the Global Economy

In the classic game of “chicken,” two drivers race directly toward each other, and the first to swerve is the “loser.” If neither swerves, both will probably die. In the past, such scenarios have been studied to assess the risks

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Delen Private Bank and Digitalisation: A Perfect Blend of Technology and Personal Service

Delen Private Bank is specialised in asset management and estate planning for private clients. Group Delen has over 41 billion euros in assets under management. Delen is one of the largest independent private banks in Belgium. CFI.co talked with René

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Simon Tribelhorn: Sustainability Matters

The Principality of Liechtenstein and its financial centre take a holistic approach to sustainability, aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. “Climate change” is a term on everyone’s lips, and a fourth summer of record heat in a relatively new

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Implementing the UN SDGs: A Job for Everyone, Everywhere

Everyone seems to agree that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make perfect sense. Countries and companies, individuals and industries are proudly flaunting their commitment to the United Nations 2030 Agenda — but the pledges can be tricky to implement,

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Wey to go! Education Group has Interests of Students at Heart

Wey Education solves the problems of the one-size-fits-all education system. It challenges the outdated bricks-and-mortar buildings and mandatory PE lessons with the flexibility and autonomy of online learning. Times are changing, technology is changing; now is the time for the

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Ida, Data and Women’s Health: It’s Win-Win with the Clue App

From investment opportunities to the pursuit and provision of venture capital, the purse strings of financial dealings are very often controlled by men. Very often, but — as Ida Tin has proved — not always. Convincing male-dominated boardrooms of the

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Gender Specifics of Brain Function: a Path to Improved Health Balance

In terms of structure, female and male brains differ only marginally. But new studies on brain function — and pathology — are challenging the medical community to take a closer look at the gender specifics. Switzerland-based doctor Antonella Santuccione Chadha,

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Inspired Digital Insurance — Full-Stack Insurtech Innovation is the Way Ahead

Insurance goes back 4,000 years, and has not gained a terrific reputation during that period. It protects against financial loss, using risk management to counter uncertainty. Risk can be transferred to an insurer, also called a carrier or underwriter. A

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