by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 15, 2014 Updated: September 15, 2014
Does a corporation's right to profit trump a country's right to protect its land and water?
by Will Freeman Posted on July 30, 2014
A leaked World Bank document says the organization is planning to gut crucial safeguards created to protect indigenous peoples and the environment.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 14, 2014
“Green bonds are a great example of an investment that allows us to have a positive impact on society and the environment, while meeting our financial criteria,” Zurich's Chief Investment Officer Cecilia Reyes said.
by Joe Romm Posted on June 24, 2014
A new World Bank report concludes that just a few key policies would boost the global economy up to $2.6 trillion a year by 2030 while significantly reducing carbon emissions.
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 28, 2014 Updated: February 28, 2014
A $90 million World Bank loan to Uganda is now being put on hold indefinitely thanks to its recently enacted anti-gay law.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 16, 2013
The Export-Import bank is the latest in a series of banks and governments to move away from coal.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 6, 2013
"Universal health coverage is financially feasible and makes good economic sense."
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 19, 2013
According to the World Bank, the trend in economic loss from extreme weather is accelerating from about $50 billion in 1980 to almost $200 billion in 2012.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on October 9, 2013
On Wednesday, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría made the case that ignoring the risks posed by climate change is even more dangerous than the risks posed by a breakdown in the financial sector.
by Matt Duss Posted on October 8, 2013
According to a new World Bank report, one of the biggest hindrances in getting a Palestinian economy growing is lack of access to parts of the West Bank.