A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion – this week featuring coverage from the World Economic Forum on Africa.
Researchers have introduced a new framework to encourage companies to take on the more challenging aspects of sustainability.
Researchers around the world are working to develop solar cells made from environmentally-friendly materials.
A future where Asia has high coal use could increase water stress by suppressing rainfall.
The Nightingale 1.0 model works on the principle of reducing construction costs, and connecting directly with potential buyers.
Urban planners tend to be wary of green infrastructure, but changing mindsets could bring environmental and social developments.
Why would a former Oxfam campaigner and a group of grassroots consumer rights advocates be sitting down with big government and big food to tackle obesity? And how can a tick in a box tac...
"There are no jobs on a dead planet," says Sharan Burrow.
When the public, private and social sectors invest in housing, transportation, access to healthy food, education, healthcare and the like, they help create and support a vibrant workforce...
Achieving the biggest profits is fundamental to most business models. Sophie Tranchell of Divine Chocolate says that's wrong.
Micro-franchising could help some of society's most vulnerable people thrive.
People living in poverty aren’t looking for charity, they want the best technology that will improve their lives, and they are willing to pay for it.
The Global Platform for Sustainable cities has $1.5 billion in funding to improve cities in the developing world.
Improved infrastructure productivity could save $1 trillion a year
The Global Goals are ambitious. And deliberately so. Success, however, will bring with it a massive socio-economic dividend.