As Hurricane Dorian demonstrated last week in the Bahamas and elsewhere, catastrophe can strike without warning with devastating force. How can companies prepare to respond when that happ...
Changes in fuel sources, transportation methods, and embracing eco-friendly urbanization have all been paramount in allowing one of the fastest growing countries to be eco friendly.
The number of US workers over the age of 75 is projected to grow from 1.8 million in 2018 to 3.7 million in 2028.
Sierra Leone in Africa has introduced new legislation that sets a 15-year minimum sentence for rape, whereas 15 years was previously the maximum sentence for sex crimes.
Giving performance-based grants to local authorities will help countries achieve a whole range of Sustainable Development Goals.
Leading scientists have warned the United Nations that we are not on track to meet global goals due to climate change and inequality.
Macroeconomic factors – rather than bilateral tariffs – have been the key drivers of the evolution of bilateral trade balances.
War times require extreme resource reallocation. Economists become responsible for financing and allocating resources. How does the role of an economist differ today?
The world's youngest population will have a median age of just 15.2 in 2020, the UN’s latest World Population Prospects report shows.
Five wealthy nations have promised new contributions worth almost $6 billion to the U.N.-backed Green Climate Fund, which is seeking to refill its coffers this year to ramp up efforts to ...
More than 1,000 regional and global leaders from politics, business and academia are meeting in Cape Town to discuss Africa's sustainable growth.
Dedicated digital investigation protocols and a database for government tender contracts are among the measures that could help Africa finally beat its corruption problem.
Calls for a 'multidisciplinary approach' to create a sustainable global economy are prominent ahead of the United Nations Climate Action summit in New York.
The warning signs are flashing over a new global downturn - and our power to respond is still weakened from the 2008 crash. But with a globally coordinated effort, it should be possible t...
Despite experts giving their views on the economic situation, what they say has little value if it's unrelatable to what people see or feel around them. So what can be done to make people...