The SDGs could be worth $12 trillion, but they've been slow to attract finance. SDG500 is a new multistakeholder investment initiative to change that.
After pressure from climate activists, Larry Fink, Chief Executive of BlackRock, announced a tougher stance on investing to ensure a move away from coal and other fossil fuel investments.
What if transactions were based on shared goals? Sellers would retain a stake and select a buyer based on their view of the new owner’s ability increase the value of the business.
By investing in AI, cloud computing, robotics and more, venture capital could reshape major global industries to help offset and possibly reverse the excesses of capitalism.
Providing everyone with quality healthcare in resource-strapped countries will mean innovative 'low cost' use of private-sector suppliers.
Every day more than 800 women die from preventable causes during pregnancy and childbirth. But these needless deaths could ended by 2030, for the cost of 46 military aircraft.
After the recent success of the Regional Roaming Agreement, landmark progress on economic competitiveness and innovation has been achieved in the region.
Uncertainty is associated with reduced investment and lower productivity, with particularly large effects at highly productive firms most exposed to EU trade.
Investors are funding large-scale renewable projects in emerging markets – and with the rise of microgrids and numerous sustainable businesses the opportunities are rich for private equity.
Climate change has thrown Earth's weather patterns into chaos, as earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes are now commonplace in many countries, the global bank is urging cities to invest i...
The private sector has played a huge role in India’s development and is largely responsible for the phenomenal growth registered by the country since the economy was opened up in 1991.
Education can close achievement gaps and lift communities and individuals from poverty. As literacy rates rise around the world, the link between education and income is more evident. At ...
The Green Climate Fund has committed $56 million, along with an initial capitalisation of $100 million from the Development Bank of South Africa.
With impressive growth rates and a youthful population, Ethiopia could be an economic powerhouse if it overcomes its structural problems.
This socially conscious form of investment can help plug the gaps in healthcare left by the struggling public sector in many African countries.