Reverse the Curse of Economic Inequality

In 2013, we made significant progress towards increasing transparency, inclusion and responsibility in global financial-rule making. New Rules successfully convened developing country regulators and CSOs with the Financial Stability Board (FSB), strengthened engagement between civil society and the IMF, worked with partners to curb illicit financial flows from developing countries, …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!‘ I’ve been in Warsaw for more than …

Wind News: What is Onshore Wind’s Future in Europe?

The Big Question: What is Onshore Wind’s Future in Europe? by David Appleyard, Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World Magazine | December 12, 2012 | Post Your Comment Renewable Energy World asks leading players in the industry for their verdicts on a key question of the moment. In this edition we asked for …

New World Bank president: what’s on the agenda?

Bretton Woods Update No. 80 March/April 2012 New World Bank president: what’s on the agenda? An unprecedented competition for the presidency of the World Bank, with two highly experienced developing country candidates nominated in addition to the US candidate, has raised demands for reform of the Bank’s approach to middle-income …

Measures Adopted At Un Trade Conference To Benefit Organic Farmers In Poor Countries

MEASURES ADOPTED AT UN TRADE CONFERENCE TO BENEFIT ORGANIC FARMERS IN POOR COUNTRIES New York, Feb 17 2012 3:05PM Two agreements that will help farmers in poor countries participate more fully in the organic food sector were signed at a United Nations-backed conference on development and trade, the UN announced …

Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico

Monday, January 30, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico Featured Allied Organization of the Week: The Council on Geopolitics Will U.S. and EU Sanctions Halt Tehran’s Nuclear Ambitions? What President Obama Got Right (and Wrong) in the State …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …